Copy of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Jacob Horton, Dec. 14, 1867
- Copy of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Jacob Horton, Dec. 14, 1867
- Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
- Horton, Jacob, ca. 1797-1876
December 14, 1867
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Horton, Jacob, ca. 1797-1876
Horton, Harriet Farnham, d. 1867
- 1 leaf (6 p.) ; 8 x 5 in.
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- Notes (citation):
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.5, no.225.
Handwritten copy of letter; not William Lloyd Garrison's handwriting. Whereabouts of original manuscript unknown.
William Lloyd Garrison heard from Mr. Coffin regarding the preparation of an obituary for the late Mrs. Jacob Horton. Garrison praises her character and says about her: "Born under the same roof with Harriet, growing up with her from childhood, and for many years an inmate of her parents' family, she was almost like an own sister to me, and always treated me very much like a younger brother. ..."
- Call #:
Ms.A.1.1 v.7, p.66A