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May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph) (1797-1871) to Marius Racine Robinson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02448.12 Author/Creator: May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph) (1797-1871) Place Written: Syracuse, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 15 June 1845 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 25 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: May, a prominent abolitionist and reformer, writes to Robinson, Secretary of the Western Anti-Slavery Society. Robinson had invited May to speak, and May promises to come if he can find a suitable replacement to serve as pastor in his absence (possibly for the Unitarian Church in Syracuse). Circa year based on May's pastorship of the Unitarian Church in Syracuse.

People: Robinson, Marius Racine, 1806-1878
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph)., 1797-1871

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistoryReligionTranscendentalistSlaveryAbolitionReform Movement

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