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Copy of a letter from Samuel May, [Leicester, Mass], [July 8, 1851]

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Title:
Copy of a letter from Samuel May, [Leicester, Mass], [July 8, 1851]
Description:
May wishes to publish a column in "The Christian Register" in response to a personal attack made upon him in a previous issue. May then reports that there were two versions of "The Christian Register" issued on the same day, one that contained an article by Reverend John Parkman and another that lacked it. The issue containing the article was sent to subscribers living outside of Boston, while the other was sent only to Boston subscribers. The article dealt with Thomas Sims, a fugitive slave. May claims that an influential Boston Unitarian had the article removed from the paper.
Author:
May, Samuel, Jr., 1810-1899
Date:
[July 8, 1851]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Fugitive slaves
May, Samuel, Jr., 1810-1899
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 13 1/2 x 8 in.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
This copy is written in the hand of Samuel May. The original was sent to "The Christian Register" by Robert Folger Wallcut. See Ms.B.1.6 v.4, p.33.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4532439
Call #:
MS B.1.6 v.4, p.28
Barcode:
39999063863193