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Copy of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Jacob Horton, Dec. 14, 1867

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Item Information

Title:
Copy of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Jacob Horton, Dec. 14, 1867
Author:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Addressee:
Horton, Jacob, ca. 1797-1876
Date:
December 14, 1867
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
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
Extent:
1 leaf (6 p.) ; 8 x 5 in.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (citation):
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.5, no.225.
Notes:
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. ..."
Language:
English
Identifier:
3135147
Call #:
Ms.A.1.1 v.7, p.66A
Barcode:
39999066753433
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