Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 28 May, 1864
Oliver Johnson states to William Lloyd Garrison his sincere hopes that the "sun of righteousness" will "break through the clouds of war, shining upon a land without a slave!" Johnson confides that he is dreads to hear the report from the New England Convention, fearing it a "scene of of contention and folly". Johnson expresses his belief that Abraham Lincoln will secure renonimation for a second term. Johnson advises Garrison on the best date for he and George Thompson to meet with them at Longwood.