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Letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Portland (Me.), to Charlotte Phelps, Dec 7, 1834

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Title:
Letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Portland (Me.), to Charlotte Phelps, Dec 7, 1834
Description:
Amos A. Phelps writes to his wife, Charlotte, and describes several lectures that he gave recently in Maine and an opposition he met in Freeport. After discussing money matters, he talks about his upcoming schedule. He then share news about acquaintances, and describes his experience of having tea with a black family and attending a service at a black church.
Author:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Addressee:
Phelps, Charlotte
Date:
December 7, 1834
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
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Places:
MaineCumberland (county)Freeport
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 26 x 41 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
On verso, the delivery address is "Mrs. Charlotte Phelps, Wrentham, Mass." It was postmarked "PORTLAND, ME., DEC 9."
Language:
English
Identifier:
4664682
Call #:
MS A.21.4 (76)
Barcode:
39999063803389