Copy of a letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Buffalo [N.Y.], to Gerrit Smith, Oct. 2nd. 1835
A.A. Phelps writes to Gerrit Smith to invite him to a convention in Utica, N.Y. for forming the State Anti-Slavery Society. He asks Smith’s aid for the anti-slavery cause, mentioning the current crisis and the opposition it faces, as well as the critical importance of central and western New York and Smith’s political influence.
Title devised by cataloger.
The legacy card catalog states that this is a copy. Annotation on the manuscript states that this is a first draft of the letter.
The item was originally divided into two separate folders.