William Lloyd Garrison will not be able to attend the Free Religious Association convention. Garrison declares himself in favor of free thought, free inquiry, and free speech. He opposes religious intolerance, theological dogmatism, and papal and Protestant claims to infallibility.
For a rough draft of this letter by William Lloyd Garrison to William James Potter, [Oct. 11, 1873], see Call No. Ms.A.1.1 v.8, p.30B.
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.6, no.96.