Letter from Mary Anne Estlin, Park Street, Bristol, [England], to Maria Weston Chapman, November 14, 1845
- Letter from Mary Anne Estlin, Park Street, Bristol, [England], to Maria Weston Chapman, November 14, 1845
- Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902
- Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
November 14, 1845
Boston Public Library
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Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Women abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States
Women abolitionists--United States
Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.)
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Mary Anne Estlin has made a "List of articles in the box" just sent off for the Boston anti-slavery fair. The lock of Thomas Clarkson's hair is genuine. More than two hundred people viewed the donations while they were laid out in Mary A. Estlin's drawing room. Mary A. Estlin's uncle, Mr. Reynolds, had a large part of the Massachusetts Society's last report printed in the Record Newspaper. A tract in Chambers' Miscellany has diffused much information on American slavery. Publications like "Ten Years' Experience" are more useful here than the Liberty Bell. The Life of Frederick Douglass has been read with deep interest. Mary A. Estlin's father (John Bishop Estlin) expressed to Mr. (Samuel) May his regret that the abolitionists "waste their time & influence in disputing on the best course of action, ..."
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Ms.A.9.2 v.21, p.96