Copy of letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Boston, to Samuel Joseph May, Oct 17. 1837
- Copy of letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Boston, to Samuel Joseph May, Oct 17. 1837
Amos A. Phelps replies to Samuel J. May’s letters about Bridgewater. He then comments on the connection between the Liberator and the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery society, a topic May mentioned in his letter. Phelps says that no such connection should be continued, given the kind of editor Garrison is, and that this is the position share by the Board of Managers of the society. He then talks about sectarianism among the abolitionists and Garrison’s aggressive approach.
- Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
- May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871
October 17, 1837
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
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
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
- 1 leaf (3 p.) ; 25 x 41 cm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Title devised by cataloger.
On top of the manuscript, the annotation states, "Copy, A.A. Phelps to S.J. May, Oct. 17, 1837."
The manuscript is stamped, "PHELPS, MSS."
- Call #:
MS A.21.7 (63)