Letter from Elizabeth Pease Nichol, Darlington, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 2 1841
Elizabeth Pease Nichol writes William Lloyd Garrison a letter of thanks for his previous correspondence, and reports that while the anti-slavery cause in Britain grows, its new-found and vocal detractors grant Pease Nichol a deeper immediate sympathy for Garrison's struggles against the pro-slavery sentiment in the United States. Pease Nichol praises the character of John A. Collins, and denounces attempts in the press to smear his reputation and, by extension, to sully that of the British abolitionist cause. Pease Nichol inquires of Garrison's opinion concerning their proposal to host a public meeting. Pease Nichol discourses on the weakness of the abolitionist organization in England.
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Manuscript annotated on recto, with "50 (To W. L. G. q. p.)" appearing in pencil beneath Pease Nichol's salutation to Garrison, and "50" appearing again in pencil upon bottom-left of page. "Garrison MSS." appears stamped in blue ink on top-right of page.
Manuscript annotated on page no. 5, with "Garrison MSS." stamped in blue ink towards the bottom-right of page, and "1841" appearing in pencil to the right of this stamp.