Copy of a letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, Auburn [N.Y.], to Otis Allen, Aug. 10, 1835
A. A. Phelps’s writes to advise on a State Convention to be held for the purpose of forming the New York State Anti-Slavery Society. He recommends Utica for the venue, and advises that “the call should go out signed by the officers, or executive committees" of the several societies across the State. Otis Allen replies in agreement with Phelps. He lists the officers of the Society as well as the members of the Executive committee.
Title devised by cataloger.
Contains a copy of Otis Allen’s response to Phelps’s letter, which was written on August 28 1835 in Albany.
Annotation on the second page: “Letter to Secretary of the Albany Anti-Slavery Society and his reply, in reference to Utica Convention, Aug. 10. 28th. 1835.”