National testimonial to William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, April 25, 1866
- National testimonial to William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, April 25, 1866
This printed circular letter, dated April 25, 1866 and signed by numerous political leaders and abolitionists, proposes "a national testimonial, not less than Fifty Thousand Dollars, to our fellow countryman--William Lloyd Garrison." Within this printed circular letter is a transcription of an April 11, 1866 letter from Salmon Portland Chase and an excerpt of a letter from Charles Sumner.
April 25, 1866
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
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Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
May, Samuel, Jr., 1810-1899
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
- 1 leaf (3 p.) ; 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
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For an alternate draft of this testimonial, see also MS B.1.6 v.10, p.42.
The Executive Committee that composed this testimonial was comprised of John A. Andrew, Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch, Samuel E. Sewall, R. C. Waterston, Edmund Quincy, Thomas Russell, William E. Coffin, William Endicott, and Samuel May.
This printed circular letter is annotated by Samuel May, "Secretary and Assistant Treasurer" of the Executive Committee.
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MS B.1.6 v.10, p.41