Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Charleston, S.C, to Helen Eliza Garrison, April 15, 1865
- Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Charleston, S.C, to Helen Eliza Garrison, April 15, 1865
- Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
- Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876
April 15, 1865
Boston Public Library
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- Collection (local):
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
Garrison, George T. (George Thompson), 1836-1904
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
Fort Sumter (historical)
- 1 leaf (4 p.) ; 8 1/8 x 5 in.
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- Notes (citation):
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.5, no.111.
Holograph, signed with initials.
William Lloyd Garrison describes the ocean voyage from Fortress Monroe to Charleston, South Carolina. He traveled in a steamer to Savannah, Georgia. He praises Henry Ward Beecher's discourse at Fort Sumter. A great crowd of colored people came to the celebration. William L. Garrison has not yet seen his son George Thompson Garrison.
- Call #:
Ms.A.1.1 v.6, p.102