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The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. Honble. Wm. Beckford, British Cartoon Print

The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. H...

Print shows a group of ministers seated around a table commenting on the news of William Beckford's death. Depicted are Jeremiah Dyson, John Montagu Sandwich, William Murray Mansfield, Sir Fletcher Norton, Augu... More

Boston, December 1, 1773. Gentlemen, The Committee of correspondence for this Town had just prepared their letter covering the proceedings of the town at their two late meetings of the 5th and 18th ultimo, when a ship arrived from London with pa

Boston, December 1, 1773. Gentlemen, The Committee of correspondence f...

Ford 1655.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 37, Folder 23b.

Extract of the proceedings of the committee of correspondence of this city [Relative to calling meetings of the citizens without approval of the committee.] [Dated] July 8th, 1774. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

Extract of the proceedings of the committee of correspondence of this ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 106, Folder 12. Copy scanned: 1

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... More

Der Congress erklärt die 13 vereinigten Stăaten von Nord-America für independent am 4ten July 1776 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Der Congress erklärt die 13 vereinigten Stăaten von Nord-America für i...

Print shows a meeting of the Continental Congress, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. 99. [Plate] 5. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and... More

L'accord

L'accord

Print shows a meeting between the clergy, nobility, and the working class, members of the three estates, dining together and drinking a toast to "la santé d'not bon Roi" in a rural setting. Title from item. Pos... More

An Irish howl, Thomas Rowlandson

An Irish howl, Thomas Rowlandson

On the extreme right the Devil holds up a canvas, 'le Tableau Parlant', which terrifies twelve Irishmen grouped round an oblong table. In their alarm the heavy table has been overturned, some are on the ground,... More

Address of the committees appointed at meetings of the tenants, freeholders of the four towns in the West Manor of Rensselaerwick, to the electors of the State of New York. Great pains having been taken by the friends of Mr. Clinton to induce an

Address of the committees appointed at meetings of the tenants, freeho...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 113, Folder 2aa.

Thomas Jefferson, April 29, 1802, Opinion on Cabinet Meetings
Warrant for town meeting of Brookline, 1814
Providence, October 20, 1815. Sir. The cotton manufacturers of this town and its vicinity have, at two several meetings, taken into consideration the present situation of the cotton manufacturing interest, and the difficulties arising from the c

Providence, October 20, 1815. Sir. The cotton manufacturers of this to...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 168, Folder 8.

Pawnee Council / S. Seymour, delt. ; I. Clark, sculpt.

Pawnee Council / S. Seymour, delt. ; I. Clark, sculpt.

Illustration shows Major Stephen H. Long and members of his expedition meeting with a Pawnee council.

Letter from Hubbard Winslow, Dover, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1829 Feb[ruary] 9

Letter from Hubbard Winslow, Dover, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus ...

Hubbard Winslow writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding matters concerning the religious of Dover. He discusses his plans for celebrating the Fourth of July. He writes of his desire to procure Mr. Tillotson's servic... More

Letter from Mendon Ecclesiastical Council, [Mendon, Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1831 Nov[ember]

Letter from Mendon Ecclesiastical Council, [Mendon, Massachusetts], to...

Proceedings of a meeting held for the Mendon (Mass.) Ecclesiastical Council for the purpose of deciding the propriety of ordaining Mr. John M.S. [Mccurdy Strong] Perry to preach the gospel and "of assisting in ... More

Letter from Mendon Ecclesiastical Council, [Mendon, Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1831 Nov[ember]

Letter from Mendon Ecclesiastical Council, [Mendon, Massachusetts], to...

Proceedings of a meeting held for the Mendon (Mass.) Ecclesiastical Council for the purpose of deciding the propriety of ordaining Mr. John M.S. [Mccurdy Strong] Perry to preach the gospel and "of assisting in ... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write a rough draft with several incomplete paragraphs on resolutions for the course of the desolute & oppressed slave, calling for "this convention view with warm a... More

Letter from George Thompson to John Bishop Estlin

Letter from George Thompson to John Bishop Estlin

George Thompson writes to John Bishop Estlin regarding "the next advocate, if you approve it, and it be not too late, a notice of my recent lecture of A.S." He writes of delivering addresses in other parts of t... More

Letter from Richard Davis Webb to Mary Anne Estlin

Letter from Richard Davis Webb to Mary Anne Estlin

Richard Davis Webb writes to [Mary Anne Estlin] in regards to his delay in collecting contributions to the Anti-Slavery Bazaar due to the approaching marriage of a sister of James Webb near Antrum, Ireland. He ... More

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Unknown writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to their illness. The author writes about Miss Massie and how she promised the author for the next Bazaar "some fine pictures." The author has the five dollars th... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, Hudson, [Ohio], to Amos Augustus Phelps, Aug[ust] 31

Letter from Elizur Wright, Hudson, [Ohio], to Amos Augustus Phelps, Au...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps praising him for his anti-slavery circular which was "highly acceptable. The names above were obtained among the clergymen who attended our anti-slavery convention." H... More

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe to Anne Warren Weston

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe to Anne Warren Weston

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to her lack of participation at Weston's anti-slavery fair. She wishes Mrs. Follen to write the tract as she can add nothing more to it and wants an... More

Letter from Harriet Martineau, Sydenham, [England], to Mary Anne Estlin, August 21

Letter from Harriet Martineau, Sydenham, [England], to Mary Anne Estli...

Harriet Martineau writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to hearing Mr. Pillsbury's talk on "Mary and her father." She writes about the Anthony Burns kidnapping case and remarks that "Mr. P did not sleep a wink-... More

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Isabella Massie writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to inviting some friends to meet mebers of the Bristol & Clifton Ladies' anti-slavery association. She wants her friends to meet real abolitionists with "an... More

Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Massachusetts], to Deborah Weston and Caroline Weston, June 18

Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Massachusetts], to Deborah Weston...

[Lucia Weston] writes to Caroline and Deborah Weston in regards to the whereabouts of the other Weston sisters; Emma is at Brush Hill, Anne goes to Boston tomorrow, and the writer is "very poorly in health." Th... More

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Unknown writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to their illness. The author writes about Miss Massie and how she promised the author for the next Bazaar "some fine pictures." The author has the five dollars th... More

Letter from Richard Davis Webb to Mary Anne Estlin

Letter from Richard Davis Webb to Mary Anne Estlin

Richard Davis Webb writes to [Mary Anne Estlin] in regards to his delay in collecting contributions to the Anti-Slavery Bazaar due to the approaching marriage of a sister of James Webb near Antrum, Ireland. He ... More

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Unknown writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to their illness. The author writes about Miss Massie and how she promised the author for the next Bazaar "some fine pictures." The author has the five dollars th... More

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary Anne Estlin, [Year of publication unknown] Oct[ober] 25

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary...

Emily Sasson writes to Mary Anne Estlin on Oct[ober] 25 in regards to the Crafts having their books and Mrs. Massie "the piece of work." She received news from William of the birth of his son. She is delighted ... More

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary Anne Estlin, [Year of publication unknown] Oct[ober] 25

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary...

Emily Sasson writes to Mary Anne Estlin on Oct[ober] 25 in regards to the Crafts having their books and Mrs. Massie "the piece of work." She received news from William of the birth of his son. She is delighted ... More

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Unknown writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to their illness. The author writes about Miss Massie and how she promised the author for the next Bazaar "some fine pictures." The author has the five dollars th... More

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Letter to Anne Warren Weston

Unknown writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to their illness. The author writes about Miss Massie and how she promised the author for the next Bazaar "some fine pictures." The author has the five dollars th... More

Letter from B.G. Wainwright to Maria Weston Chapman

Letter from B.G. Wainwright to Maria Weston Chapman

B.G. Wainwright writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to delivering notes of introduction for Maria Weston Chapman's brother, which are to aid him in procuring such articles as she may desire. Courtesy of B... More

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary Anne Estlin, [Year of publication unknown] Oct[ober] 25

Letter from Harriet Lupton, Headingley, near Leeds, [England], to Mary...

Emily Sasson writes to Mary Anne Estlin on Oct[ober] 25 in regards to the Crafts having their books and Mrs. Massie "the piece of work." She received news from William of the birth of his son. She is delighted ... More

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Isabella Massie writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to inviting some friends to meet mebers of the Bristol & Clifton Ladies' anti-slavery association. She wants her friends to meet real abolitionists with "an... More

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Letter from Isabella Massie to Mary Anne Estlin

Isabella Massie writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to inviting some friends to meet mebers of the Bristol & Clifton Ladies' anti-slavery association. She wants her friends to meet real abolitionists with "an... More

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, [Cincinnati, Ohio], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Sept[ember] 17th

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, [Cincinnati, Ohio], to Amos Augustus...

Theodore Dwight Weld writes to Amos A. Phelps about Lane Seminary member's attitudes towards slavery. He writes, "Our theological professors are exceedingly anxious to keep us from bringing up the subject to di... More

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Oct[ober] 5

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustu...

Noah Worcester writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to his sentiments on slavery. He regrets that "any of your propositions are expressed in a form to which I cannot give my signature" but he does state that "I ... More

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Oct[ober] 5

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustu...

Noah Worcester writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to his sentiments on slavery. He regrets that "any of your propositions are expressed in a form to which I cannot give my signature" but he does state that "I ... More

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Oct[ober] 5

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustu...

Noah Worcester writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to his sentiments on slavery. He regrets that "any of your propositions are expressed in a form to which I cannot give my signature" but he does state that "I ... More

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Oct[ober] 5

Letter from Noah Worcester, Brighton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustu...

Noah Worcester writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to his sentiments on slavery. He regrets that "any of your propositions are expressed in a form to which I cannot give my signature" but he does state that "I ... More

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, [Cincinnati, Ohio], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1833 Sept[ember] 17th

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, [Cincinnati, Ohio], to Amos Augustus...

Theodore Dwight Weld writes to Amos A. Phelps about Lane Seminary member's attitudes towards slavery. He writes, "Our theological professors are exceedingly anxious to keep us from bringing up the subject to di... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct[ober] 27

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about anti-slavery matters. He writes that the committee wishes that Phelps labor next in New Hampshire. He writes of new appointments of agents, such as Bro. Grosveno... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 August 8

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Aug...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the plan of organization of auxiliaries and arrangement with the New Engalnd Society which has been "ratified with a simple amendment, of saving to our agent... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec[ember] 6

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding anti-slavery matters. He tells Phelps that his suggestion for forwarding boxes of antislavery publications will "receive early attention." He writes that B. ... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 May 16

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 May...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding James A. Thome chosen to cooperate with Phelps for a while in the agency. He writes, "it is doubtful that he will accept his appointment in full, but he has ... More

Letter from George Thompson, Roxbury, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis, 1834 Nov[ember] 10

Letter from George Thompson, Roxbury, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvi...

George Thompson writes to Robert Purvis in regards to him arriving safely home and hopes his family is well. Providence is watching over him in his endeavors. He hopes he will "make a noble and unreserved offer... More

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis, 1834 Nov[ember] 10

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis...

George Thompson writes to Robert Purvis in regards to him arriving safely home and hopes his family is well. Providence is watching over him in his endeavors. He hopes he will "make a noble and unreserved offer... More

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis, 1834 Nov[ember] 10

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis...

George Thompson writes to Robert Purvis in regards to him arriving safely home and hopes his family is well. Providence is watching over him in his endeavors. He hopes he will "make a noble and unreserved offer... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec[ember] 6

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding anti-slavery matters. He tells Phelps that his suggestion for forwarding boxes of antislavery publications will "receive early attention." He writes that B. ... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 August 8

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Aug...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the plan of organization of auxiliaries and arrangement with the New Engalnd Society which has been "ratified with a simple amendment, of saving to our agent... More

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Goerge William Benson, 1834 Oct[ober] 7

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Goerge Willia...

George Thompson writes to George William Benson in regards to thanking the "friends in R.I." for a gracious welcome to Providence. He praises the Providence anti-slavery society for their noble engagements in t... More

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis, 1834 Nov[ember] 10

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis...

George Thompson writes to Robert Purvis in regards to him arriving safely home and hopes his family is well. Providence is watching over him in his endeavors. He hopes he will "make a noble and unreserved offer... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 March 3

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Mar...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding an outrage enacted on a colored family. He writes, "the trial of a colored family who had been handed out of their beds as slaves the night before. I never h... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct[ober] 27

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about anti-slavery matters. He writes that the committee wishes that Phelps labor next in New Hampshire. He writes of new appointments of agents, such as Bro. Grosveno... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct[ober] 27

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Oct...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about anti-slavery matters. He writes that the committee wishes that Phelps labor next in New Hampshire. He writes of new appointments of agents, such as Bro. Grosveno... More

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis, 1834 Nov[ember] 10

Letter from George Thompson, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Robert Purvis...

George Thompson writes to Robert Purvis in regards to him arriving safely home and hopes his family is well. Providence is watching over him in his endeavors. He hopes he will "make a noble and unreserved offer... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec[ember] 6

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Dec...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding anti-slavery matters. He tells Phelps that his suggestion for forwarding boxes of antislavery publications will "receive early attention." He writes that B. ... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan[uary] 13

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his approval for Phelps' plan of laboring in Massachusetts, suggesting that "the monthly payment plan ought to be started and drawn ahead." He does not belie... More

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Knapp, 1835 August 27

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Kna...

George Thompson writes to Isaac Knapp seeking his advice on setting up and printing his progress reports on Massachusetts antislavery news for England. He suggests printing it on "folio post sheets." He would t... More

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Knapp, 1835 August 27

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Kna...

George Thompson writes to Isaac Knapp seeking his advice on setting up and printing his progress reports on Massachusetts antislavery news for England. He suggests printing it on "folio post sheets." He would t... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 April 17

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Apr...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding Mr. Thompson's plans to go to Albany and then to the Convention in Oneida Co. on the 22nd. He reports of progress in the anti-slavery movement in Boston and ... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sept[ember] 16

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about a copy of the Treasury Report. He gives Phelps a copy so he can see the condition of "our finances." He discusses their need for more money, and hopes things imp... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan[uary] 22

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the executive committee's decision to have Phelps' close his operations in Massachusetts and make New York his field of labor for the next three months. He w... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sept[ember] 14

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his decision to not publish material until the next number of "Human Rights." He writes of plans for the convention coming up, stating, "I think one of our g... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan[uary] 13

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jan...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his approval for Phelps' plan of laboring in Massachusetts, suggesting that "the monthly payment plan ought to be started and drawn ahead." He does not belie... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 July 16

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Jul...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the executive commitee's decision to send Phelps to D.C. to "set on foot petititions to Congress from the inhabitants thereof." He lays out a course of actio... More

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Knapp, 1835 August 27

Letter from George Thompson, Marblehead, [Massachusetts], to Isaac Kna...

George Thompson writes to Isaac Knapp seeking his advice on setting up and printing his progress reports on Massachusetts antislavery news for England. He suggests printing it on "folio post sheets." He would t... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sept[ember] 4

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding a prosecution of a postmaster of New York for "refusing to hand over publications." He also writes of Brother Birney going to Ohio to consult with Mr. Weld a... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sept[ember] 16

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about a copy of the Treasury Report. He gives Phelps a copy so he can see the condition of "our finances." He discusses their need for more money, and hopes things imp... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sept[ember] 14

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1835 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his decision to not publish material until the next number of "Human Rights." He writes of plans for the convention coming up, stating, "I think one of our g... More

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1836 Sept[ember] 9th

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston C...

Mary Grew writes to Maria Weston Chapman in response to Maria's proposal to the Philadelphia female anti-slavery society. She discusses the time and location of where the next convention should be held. She tha... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Warren Weston, 1836 May 28

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Wa...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to thanking her for her gift of a publication. She wishes to subscribe to the Liberator, and asks Anne to purchase for her George Thompson's lectures and... More

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1836 Sept[ember] 9th

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston C...

Mary Grew writes to Maria Weston Chapman in response to Maria's proposal to the Philadelphia female anti-slavery society. She discusses the time and location of where the next convention should be held. She tha... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1836 June 29

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1836 Jun...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his regret for being unable to attend the Convention for "the cause needs me here." He writes that the abolitionists of Rhode Island "will not do their work ... More

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1836 Sept[ember] 9th

Letter from Mary Grew, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Maria Weston C...

Mary Grew writes to Maria Weston Chapman in response to Maria's proposal to the Philadelphia female anti-slavery society. She discusses the time and location of where the next convention should be held. She tha... More

Letter from David Lee Child, London, [England], to George Thompson, 1836 Nov[ember] 30

Letter from David Lee Child, London, [England], to George Thompson, 18...

David Lee Child writes to George Thompson thanking him for his proposal to be his guide while he is visiting England but he has to decline it. He hopes to visit him at some point but he won't be able to attend ... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Warren Weston, 1836 May 28

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Wa...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to thanking her for her gift of a publication. She wishes to subscribe to the Liberator, and asks Anne to purchase for her George Thompson's lectures and... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Warren Weston, 1836 May 28

Letter from Sophia Davenport, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Anne Wa...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to thanking her for her gift of a publication. She wishes to subscribe to the Liberator, and asks Anne to purchase for her George Thompson's lectures and... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Oct[ober] 29

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Oct...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the " 'Witness' (No.3)" and the concerns regarding Mr. Noyes' case. He writes, "My authority for stating that Noyes lay 'dead drunk' in this city is Theodor ... More

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May 13

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May...

Julia A. Tappan writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to the petitions Anne was intending to circulate in New England. She writes, "you cannot print petitions to the State Legislatures on the same sheets with... More

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May 13

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May...

Julia A. Tappan writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to the petitions Anne was intending to circulate in New England. She writes, "you cannot print petitions to the State Legislatures on the same sheets with... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clark Wright, 1837 August 14

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clar...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Henry Clark Wright regarding the rights of women to preach. She writes that she will not use Quakerism as an excuse for "my exercising the rights & performing the duties of a ration... More

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, [18]37 May 1st

Letter from Theodore Dwight Weld, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, [18...

Theodore D. Weld writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to declining to return a favor of hers. He gives his sympathy over the death of Ann G Chapman and the grief that has taken all who knew her. He is glad t... More

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Sep[tember] 12

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Sep...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the last Committee meeting in which "the subject of the reappointment of the agents being first on the dock..we did not get on to the subject of our Extra fo... More

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May 13

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May...

Julia A. Tappan writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to the petitions Anne was intending to circulate in New England. She writes, "you cannot print petitions to the State Legislatures on the same sheets with... More

Letter from Horatio G. Wood, Middleboro, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Sept[ember] 23

Letter from Horatio G. Wood, Middleboro, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augu...

Horatio Wood writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding the proposed anti-slavery Quarterly meeting of "MAS at Wednesday next in Worcester." He writes to be informed of what occurs at the meeting and writes of anti-sla... More

Letter from George Trask, Warren, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Nov[ember] 13

Letter from George Trask, Warren, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Ph...

Reverend George Trask writes a letter to Amos A. Phelps with a list of conjectures in regard to the antislavery convention that will be held in Worcester the following month. In this letter, Trask blesses Phelp... More

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May 13

Letter from Julia A. Tappan, New York, to Anne Warren Weston, 1837 May...

Julia A. Tappan writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to the petitions Anne was intending to circulate in New England. She writes, "you cannot print petitions to the State Legislatures on the same sheets with... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, 1837 Dec[ember] 18

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabe...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Elizabeth Pease Nichol regarding the books and pamphlets she has sent her and her "English sisters." She discusses emancipation in the West Indies and the anti-slavery cause in Grea... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clark Wright, 1837 August 27

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Henry C...

Angelina Emily Grimkè and Sarah Moore Grimkè write to Henry Clark Wright regarding their disappointment in not seeing their articles in the New England Spectactor. Sarah writes, "I wrote to him yesterday to req... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clark Wright, 1837 August 14

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clar...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Henry Clark Wright regarding the rights of women to preach. She writes that she will not use Quakerism as an excuse for "my exercising the rights & performing the duties of a ration... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Methuen, [Massachusetts], to Henry Clark Wright, 1837 [July] 30

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Methuen, [Massachusetts], to Henry ...

Angelina Emily Grimkè writes to Henry Clark Wright regarding an address she delivered at Andover. She writes, "During part of the time there was a great deal of bad thunder & vivid lightning so that I was compe... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, South Scituate, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 July 22d

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, South Scituate, [Massachusetts], to Wil...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Samuel Joseph May writes he "often lament[s] that I see so little of you. It would do my heart and soul good to see you daily." He then says the one subject he wants to... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Belleville, [New Jersey], to Henry Clarke Wright, 1838 March 29

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Belleville, [New Jersey], to Henry Cla...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Henry Clarke Wright regarding her inability to write him an analysis letter due to "a pressure of business." She gives quotes on slavery and freedom. She agrees in Wright's view of ... More

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Belleville, [New Jersey], to Henry Clarke Wright, 1838 March 29

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Belleville, [New Jersey], to Henry Cla...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Henry Clarke Wright regarding her inability to write him an analysis letter due to "a pressure of business." She gives quotes on slavery and freedom. She agrees in Wright's view of ... More

Letter from James Trask Woodbury, Acton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1838 Dec[ember] 15

Letter from James Trask Woodbury, Acton, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augu...

James Trask Woodbury writes to Amos A. Phelps about an anti-slavery meeting held at Concord and his regret that he could not stay later to meet Phelps. He explains that " 'we the people' of the North are beginn... More

Letter from Augustus William Hanson to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 November 3rd

Letter from Augustus William Hanson to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 No...

Augustus William Hanson writes to William Lloyd Garrison asking for his views "respecting the doctrine of 'no Civil Government.'" He apologizes for not following Garrison's advice and states his own views of se... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, South Scituate, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 July 22d

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, South Scituate, [Massachusetts], to Wil...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Samuel Joseph May writes he "often lament[s] that I see so little of you. It would do my heart and soul good to see you daily." He then says the one subject he wants to... More

Letter from Augustus William Hanson to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 November 3rd

Letter from Augustus William Hanson to William Lloyd Garrison, 1838 No...

Augustus William Hanson writes to William Lloyd Garrison asking for his views "respecting the doctrine of 'no Civil Government.'" He apologizes for not following Garrison's advice and states his own views of se... More

Letter from Luther Wright, Woburn, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1838 May 4

Letter from Luther Wright, Woburn, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus P...

Luther Wright writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding his inability to raise funds for Phelps. He writes of reports that circulated about him at the last anti- slavery meeting that "are absolutely false, having not ... More

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