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Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willaim Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp, 1832 Nov[ember] 23d

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willai...

Henry Egbert Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp acknowledging the recipt of their circular and assuring them that "the Liberator shall never go down for want of support as long as there is ... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Henry Clarke Wright, Sept. 23, 1846
Grand celebration : In mass meeting, on Independence Day : the managers of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society have made arrangements for a grand celebration.. in the.. grove, at Abington.. : Edmund Quincy, Sec'y. Francis Jackson, Pres.

Grand celebration : In mass meeting, on Independence Day : the manager...

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Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]77 [August] 21

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Wi...

Eliza Wigham and her stepmother, Jane Wigham, write to William Lloyd Garrison expressing their regret that although they cannot be "present at the gathering of friends tomorrow in Liverpool" they wish to thank ... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 29 1850

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garr...

Samuel Joseph May writes William Lloyd Garrison inviting him to the antislavery convention to take place on January 7-9, and requests that should Garrison be unable to attend that he assist May in persuading Ge... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Elizabeth Swan Mawson, Ashfield, Gateshead on Tyne, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Aug[u]st 21st, 1877
Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1852 June 5t

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William...

Giles B. Stebbins writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him an obituary (not included) "of our much loved friend Susan R. Doty." Stebbins recalls that Garrison visited "her pleasant home a year since with Ge... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 March 6th

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willia...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Henry Egbert Benson reports to Garrison that some new subscribers have not yet received their first copies of the Liberator and sends him money for another new subscrib... More

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1833 [March] 19th

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Will...

George William Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that he has "nothing new to communicate respecting the Canterbury affair" but he plans to travel there with Rev. Thomas Williams later in the... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Oliver Johnson, June 2, 1862

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Oliver Johnson...

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Letter from James Hayes Raper, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 June 5

Letter from James Hayes Raper, London, [England], to William Lloyd Gar...

James Hayes Raper writes to William Lloyd Garrison welcoming him to London and asks Garrison to "command my services for any purposes." Raper mentions that Mr. [Frederick William] Chesson was "asking anxiously"... More

Letter from Frederick William Chesson, 172 Lambeth Road, S.E., [London, England], to William Lloyd Garrison, October 28, 1878

Letter from Frederick William Chesson, 172 Lambeth Road, S.E., [London...

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Letter from Lydia White, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 [October] 17

Letter from Lydia White, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Ll...

Lydia White writes to William Lloyd Garrison sharing her desire to assist in "the support and circulation of the Liberator" and sending Garrison the names of four new subscribers, promising to "cheerfully embra... More

Report of donations for Garrison's Mission to England from Francis Jackson, Boston, [Massachusetts], 1846 Dec[ember] 17

Report of donations for Garrison's Mission to England from Francis Jac...

Francis Jackson wrote this ledger to track the donations and withdrawals of funds for William Lloyd Garrison's trip to England in 1846. The first page details withdrawals made by Garrison, including for his pas... More

Letter from James Forten, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 May 6th

Letter from James Forten, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Llo...

James Forten writes to William Lloyd Garrison discussing a work Garrison is about to publish (likely his "Thoughts on African Colonization"), sharing his hope that it "may be the means of opposing, in full, the... More

Letter from Thomas Cushman Buddington, Leyden, Mass, to William Lloyd Garrison, Mar[ch] 24, 1877
Letter from Joseph Cassey, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp, 1834 Feb[ruar]y 15th

Letter from Joseph Cassey, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William ...

Joseph Cassey writes to William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp "with much satisfaction" after seeing Arnold Buffum listed as the general agent for the Liberator in Pennsylvania in the last issue of the Liberato... More

Letter from Mary Botham Howitt, West Hill Lodge, Highgate, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Nov. 2, [1864]

Letter from Mary Botham Howitt, West Hill Lodge, Highgate, [England], ...

Botham Howitt sends a letter of greeting to Garrison delivered by an American whose acquaintance she has made, a Mr. Framingham. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Eminent anti-slavery men; William Lloyd Garrison.
Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, [1853] Dec[ember] 22nd

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to Willia...

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to William Lloyd Garrison suggesting "a set of anti-slavery lectures [be held] in Boston this winter similar to that in New York and Worcester." Stowe offers to pay "the expenses of... More

Letter from George Douglas Campbell Argyll, Argyll Lodge, Kensington, [London, England], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]67 June 19

Letter from George Douglas Campbell Argyll, Argyll Lodge, Kensington, ...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, the Duke of Argyll invites him, along with his son and daughter, to have breakfast at their house the following morning. The letter states that if the 10am breakfast is... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to George William Benson, Oct. 20, 1837
Letter from Mary Carpenter, Bristol, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Mar[ch] 5. [18]77

Letter from Mary Carpenter, Bristol, [England], to William Lloyd Garri...

Mary Carpenter informs William Lloyd Garrison of her pleasure at having learned from Harriet Lupton of Garrison's proposal to visit England. Carpenter states her hopes that Garrison will pay them an early visit... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Thomas Hughes, Lincoln's Inn, 3 Old Square, London, to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept. 9 / [18]64

Letter from Thomas Hughes, Lincoln's Inn, 3 Old Square, London, to Wil...

Hughes writes Garrison to offer his congratuations & respects concerning Garrison's support of Abraham Lincoln's re-election, & denounces those within the American Abolition movement which have broken with Garr... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Francis Jackson Garrison, Nov. 3, 1869
Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Caroline Atherton Mason, Fitchburg, Mass, to William Lloyd Garrison, June 29, [18]62

Letter from Caroline Atherton Mason, Fitchburg, Mass, to William Lloyd...

Caroline A. Mason forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a hymn to be sung at the anti-slavery "Gathering", as she doubts her ability to attend. Mason directs Garrison to have this hymn sang or suppressed as his di... More

Song lyrics: "The War Song," from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, [1867 February 16]

Song lyrics: "The War Song," from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusett...

Edmund Quincy sent this antislavery song of three stanzas, repeating the words "Reform! Reform!" after each one, to William Lloyd Garrison. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Enoch Lewis, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 8. 1877

Letter from Enoch Lewis, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Enoch Lewis states his pleasure that Francis Jackson Garrison was able to visit England, and offers his congratulations to his Garrison and his father on their safe return. Lewis states that he has been told by... More

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, October 15, 1878

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary Anne Rawson writes William Lloyd Garrison a few words concerning their recently-deceased mutual friend, George Thompson. Rawson states that despite her sense that "this poor earth seems the poorer" in Thom... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, Brooklyn, [Connecticut]

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Llo...

Samuel Joseph May writes to William Lloyd Garrison thanking him for sending "the present of 50 copies" of his Discourse and encouraging him to visit Brooklyn sometime during the month. He then discusses his new... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from William Smeal, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]40 [August] 1

Letter from William Smeal, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garri...

William Smeal writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that William Adam has learned from Charles Lenox Remond that "R[alph] R. Gurley & a Coloured [sic] female named Ela, have just arrived in Liverpool."... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Rockledge, [Roxbury, Mass.], to Fanny Garrison Villard, Jan. 1, 1874
Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 7, 1870

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson inquires if William Lloyd Garrison is quite certain that he had not been paid for one of his articles published in the Independent, as Johnson states that the accounting ledgers show that a check... More

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1852 June 5t

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William...

Giles B. Stebbins writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him an obituary (not included) "of our much loved friend Susan R. Doty." Stebbins recalls that Garrison visited "her pleasant home a year since with Ge... More

Letter from Thodore Dwight Weld and Angelina Emily Grimke, to William Lloyd Garrison

Letter from Thodore Dwight Weld and Angelina Emily Grimke, to William ...

Theodore and Angelina Grimke Weld write William Lloyd Garrison expressing their wish that Garrison attend and speak at the funeral of Sarah Grimke, who passed away December 23, 1873. They include a typeset circ... More

William Lloyd Garrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, age thirty, [1885?]

William Lloyd Garrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, ag...

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Letter from Anne Knight, to William Lloyd Garrison, [October] 14 [18]45

Letter from Anne Knight, to William Lloyd Garrison, [October] 14 [18]4...

Anne Knight offers William Lloyd Garrison her prayers for his continued good health in his work. Knight laments the burdens of the annexation of Texas and the election of a "pro-slavery president", labelling it... More

Letter from Sarah Hilditch, Wrexham, [Wales, United Kingdom], to Maria Weston Chapman, Oct. 31 / [18]46

Letter from Sarah Hilditch, Wrexham, [Wales, United Kingdom], to Maria...

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Letter from Robert Rae, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Logan, [1867] July 19

Letter from Robert Rae, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Logan, [1867] ...

In this letter to William Logan, Robert Rae asks if William Lloyd Garrison has "arrived in Glasgow?" Rae tells Logan they have asked Garrison "through Mr. [Frederick W.] Chesson of the Morning Star, to attend o... More

Letter from Helen Magill White, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 30. [18]77

Letter from Helen Magill White, London, [England], to William Lloyd Ga...

Helen Magill writes William Lloyd Garrison thanking him for his kindness and for the letter of introduction which he has seen to provide her. Magill details her struggles with mathematics, calling them her "bêt... More

Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1830 December 31st

Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William L...

James Forten writes to William Lloyd Garrison describing his happiness to hear that Garrison is "about establishing a paper in Boston." Forten declares, "I hope your efforts may not be in vain; and may the 'Lib... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Helen Eliza Garrison, Nov. 4, 1835
Letter from Edmonia Lewis, Rome, to Maria Weston Chapman, Feb. 5th, [18]67

Letter from Edmonia Lewis, Rome, to Maria Weston Chapman, Feb. 5th, [1...

Edmonia Lewis discusses a sculpture that is intended to be a gift to William Lloyd Garrison. Lewis asks for money to complete the work. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Robert Rutherford, [Brown County, Ohio], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 April 30

Letter from Robert Rutherford, [Brown County, Ohio], to William Lloyd ...

Robert Rutherford writes to William Lloyd Garrison "on a subject that has lately absorbed all my feelings, I mean the slavery of our country." He mentions the efforts of the Chilicothe Presbytery to educate fre... More

Letter from Joseph Healy, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 10 mo[nth] 1838

Letter from Joseph Healy, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garr...

At the request of the treasurer of the Bucks County Anti-Slavery Society, Joseph Healy sends William Lloyd Garrison twenty dollars for his personal use. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from William P. Powell, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1862 July 14th

Letter from William P. Powell, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd ...

William P. Powell, a physician, writes to William Lloyd Garrison about the new boarding house for seamen he has opened with the American Seaman's Friend Society. Powell explains that while this work is not dire... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 7, 1870

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson inquires if William Lloyd Garrison is quite certain that he had not been paid for one of his articles published in the Independent, as Johnson states that the accounting ledgers show that a check... More

Letter from E.B. Kenrick, Cambridgeport, [Cambridge, Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison, March 3. 1851

Letter from E.B. Kenrick, Cambridgeport, [Cambridge, Mass.], to Willia...

E.B. Kenrick writes William Lloyd Garrison concerning an article published in a later November edition of the Liberator entitled "Phrenology versus Slavery", stating that it may be explained, and offers numerou... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1853 Nov[ember] 30

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to Willia...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe acknowledges Garrison's letter published in the Liberator on December 23, 1853 in reply to her letter, and she says she did not reply immediately ... More

William Lloyd Garrison.

William Lloyd Garrison.

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Proposals for publishing a weekly periodical in Washington City, to be entitled the Public Liberator, and Journal of the Times by William Lloyd Garrison, [Aug. 1830]
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Henry Egbert Benson, July 21, 1832
Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Letter from Samuel Edmund Sewall, to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 18 [1868]

Letter from Samuel Edmund Sewall, to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary...

Samuel Edmund Sewall forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a copy of paperwork pertaining to the "trust" established for Garrison, and states that both Mr. Endicott and Mr. Coffin had reviewed the figures therein ... More

Letter from Aaron Macy Powell, Ghent, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 7. 1862

Letter from Aaron Macy Powell, Ghent, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Aaron Macy Powell informs William Lloyd Garrison that he and his family have enjoyed Fanny Garrison's visit, and writes that she bears characteristics of both of her parents. Powell writes that Fanny shares Gar... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Oliver Johnson, Nov. 11, 1867

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Roxbury, [Mass.], to Oliver Johnso...

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Letter from Susan Brownell Anthony, Anti-Slavery Office, New York, to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb. 6, 1858
Letter from John Keep, Oberlin, Ohio, to William Lloyd Garrison, June 18, 1868

Letter from John Keep, Oberlin, Ohio, to William Lloyd Garrison, June ...

John Keep informs William Lloyd Garrison that he was "gratified" by the notice that Garrison was compiling a history of the abolitionist movement in America, exclaiming that it will be "a precious boon" to the ... More

Letter from Edward Burleigh, Florence, Mass, to William Lloyd Garrison, June 7th, 1878
Letter from Alfred Harry Love, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 4th mo 16th 1878

Letter from Alfred Harry Love, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd G...

Alfred H. Love extends the invitation to William Lloyd Garrison to join him at the "Annual Grove Peace Meeting" to be held at Mystic, Conneticut, on August 22-23. Love states that he hopes to be present, and th... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Baltimore, [Md.], to Ebenezer Dole, July 14, 1830
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Baltimore, [Md.], to Ebenezer Dole, July 14, 1830
Letter from Lydia White, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 [May] 9th

Letter from Lydia White, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Ll...

Lydia White writes to William Lloyd Garrison after hearing "that the people of Boston and New Hampshire are becoming uneasy with using the produce of slave labor". She regrets, "that we have not a full supply a... More

Letter from Charles Wheeler Denison, Stonington, [Conn.], to William Lloyd Garrison, March 5, 1831

Letter from Charles Wheeler Denison, Stonington, [Conn.], to William L...

Charles Wheeler Denison apologizes for not having done more for the slave and the abolitionist cause. Denison first heard of William Lloyd Garrison through Prentice, "late of the Hartford Review." Denison has f... More

Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 Feb[ruar]y 2nd

Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William L...

James Forten writes to William Lloyd Garrison telling him "the Liberator is highly valued here by all who have had opportunity to judge of it and others who have already heard of it are very anxious to peruse i... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 July 18

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Llo...

Samuel Joseph May writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him "eight pages more of my sermon." He explains that he has enlarged it since it was delivered in Boston and has preached this newer sermon to his con... More

Letter from James Forten, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 Oct[ober] 20

Letter from James Forten, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Llo...

James Forten writes to William Lloyd Garrison pleased that Garrison "is still urging onward unintimidated by the many threats of personal violence from the South." He discusses the Southern hatred for the Liber... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Ebenezer Dole, July 11, 1831
Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 Feb[ruary] 29

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Llo...

Samuel J. May writes to William Lloyd Garrison requesting a copy of an earlier Liberator as he "wish[es] to preserve a complete file." He then comments on some recent articles in the Liberator before discussing... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Henry Egbert Benson, May 31, 1832
Letter from John Kenrick, Newton, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 183[2] Dec[ember] 24th

Letter from John Kenrick, Newton, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Ga...

John Kenrick writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him money for Benjamin Lundy's newspaper, The Genius of Universal Emancipation. Kenrick says he has "supported that work from the beginning" and also sends ... More

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 March 6th

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willia...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Henry Egbert Benson reports to Garrison that some new subscribers have not yet received their first copies of the Liberator and sends him money for another new subscrib... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Henry Egbert Benson, May 31, 1832
Letter from James P. Stewart and Robert W., Jacksonville, Ill[inois], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 Aug[ust] 23d

Letter from James P. Stewart and Robert W., Jacksonville, Ill[inois], ...

James P. Stewart and Robert W. Patterson write to William Lloyd Garrison stating that their community has discussed both the ideas of Garrison and his Liberator, as well as those of the American Colonization So... More

Letter from Simeon Smith Jocelyn, New Haven, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 Dec[ember] 31st

Letter from Simeon Smith Jocelyn, New Haven, [Connecticut], to William...

Simeon Smith Jocelyn writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing his regret at not being able to attend the annual meeting of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. He asks if a letter he wrote "on the subject o... More

Letter from Harriet Winslow Sewall, Melrose, [Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Wednesday

Letter from Harriet Winslow Sewall, Melrose, [Mass.], to William Lloyd...

Harriet Winslow Sewall regrets not having been inspired to write anything suitable for the Liberty Bell. She encloses a "trifle which may assist in the bodily development of the little book tho' I cannot contri... More

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 March 6th

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willia...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Henry Egbert Benson reports to Garrison that some new subscribers have not yet received their first copies of the Liberator and sends him money for another new subscrib... More

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [R.I.], to Samuel Joseph May, Sept[ember] 5 1832

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [R.I.], to Samuel Josep...

George William Benson writes Samuel Joseph May concerning a horse owned by a Mr. Adams, informing May that Adams will be in Brooklyn the following week, by which time May ought to have made up his mind concerni... More

Letter from Lester Anson Miller, Woodstock, [Vermont], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 December 18th

Letter from Lester Anson Miller, Woodstock, [Vermont], to William Lloy...

Lester Anson Miller writes this letter to William Lloyd Garrison in the form of a rhyming poem. He tells Garrison that his parents have allowed to him receive the Liberator but although, "I still desire to see ... More

Letter from J.O. Baker, Harwich, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1833 July 1

Letter from J.O. Baker, Harwich, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1833 ...

J.O. Baker, Nathaniel Robbins, and L.H. Robbins write to Samuel May Jr. requesting that general agents Mr. William L. Garrison and Wendell Phillips speak on anti-slavery in August or September. Courtesy of Bost... More

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1833 March 23d

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willia...

Henry Egbert Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him money to pay for 8 subscriptions to the Liberator and 3 to the Abolitionist. Benson then mentions a "long letter from Friend [Arnold] Buffum .. r... More

Letter from Joseph Cassey, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1833 Feb[ruar]y 12

Letter from Joseph Cassey, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William ...

Joseph Cassey writes to William Lloyd Garrison explaining that while people are interested in the periodical, the Abolitionist, "there exists in many cases a want of ability" as many African-Americans are "dest... More

Letter from Orson S. Murray, Shoreham, [Vt.], to William Lloyd Garrison, March 15, 1833

Letter from Orson S. Murray, Shoreham, [Vt.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Orson S. Murray writes William Lloyd Garrison on a number of matters, opening with a brief philosophizing concerning the cutting down of a large true wherein he laments that cutting down the "root of popular er... More

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