William Lloyd Garrison discusses his recent decision to support the free trade movement. He has been chosen as a vice president of the American Free Trade League. He mentions various people active in the controversy. He gives news of his family: William Lloyd Garrison Jr. arrived home from New York on Wednesday and Mrs. Ellen Wright Garrison has a bad cold. He sends a ferrotype copy of Henry and Fanny Villard's daguerreotype portrait.
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, v.6, no.27.