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Copy of letter from Sarah Parkman Shaw Russell to Samuel May, [June 21,] 1872

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Handwritten transcription, in the hand of another person. Whereabouts of original manuscript unknown.
The first paragraph of this manuscript consists of a letter by Mrs. Sarah Parkman Shaw Russell to William Lloyd Garrison. Mrs. Russell asks if she can add her name to the testimonial for William Lloyd Garrison's "long and tried services for the Anti-Slavery cause."
The rest of this manuscript consists of a separate letter by William Lloyd Garrison to Samuel May Jr., minus the salutation. Garrison explains that Mrs. Russell enclosed in her note a check for three hundred dollars. Garrison asks Samuel May's opinion as to whether a public acknowledgement of Mrs. Russell's gift is necessary. Garrison gives news of his family. Henry Villard's health "is somewhat improved." Henry Villard's family are in Baden-Baden. William Lloyd Garrison Jr.'s family are in Jefferson, New Hampshire. Garrison complains of the hot weather, but Mrs. Garrison has not suffered from the heat since her paralytic attack. Garrison expresses regret at hearing of Richard Davis Webb's enfeebled health.
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Ms.A.1.1 v.8, p.18A