Handwritten transcription of letter; not William Lloyd Garrison's handwriting.
See Ms.A.1.1 v.2, p.71 for another handwritten transcription of this letter.
On pages 1-6, there is a letter by William Lloyd Garrison to Elizabeth Pease Nichol. Garrison says that his countrymen regard him as "a seditious and pestilent fellow." Angelina E. Grimké sent to Garrison the gift of five guineas from Elizabeth Pease Nichol. There are 1,200 anti-slavery societies established in the non-slaveholding parts of the United States. Organized opposition to the abolitionist cause has vanished in New England. Political parties are now bowing to the abolitionists. No impression has been made in the slave states. Garrison discourses on national pride. Garrison praises the efforts of women on behalf of the slaves. A million names were sent to Congress on petitions opposing the annexation of Texas. Garrison notes the influence of the Grimkés.
On page 6, there is a letter by Sarah Moore Grimké to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, April 9, 1838(?). Sarah M. Grimké acknowledges receiving the letter from Elizabeth Pease Nichol to Angelina E. Grimké. The only copy of Sarah and Angelina Grimkés' letter to the Queen was sent to Elizabeth Pease Nichol in November. The Grimkés expect to attend the Woman's Convention in Philadelphia. Sarah M. Grimké commends the work written by Richard M. Beverly about the present state of the church.
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.2, no.102.