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Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) to James Redpath

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02448.13 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 14 June 1853 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20.4 x 12.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Phillips, an ardent abolitionist, informs Redpath that the "Traveller," a Boston paper, printed an article Phillips wrote. Asks Redpath to inform him why the "Post" would not print the article, and to cut and send a copy of the article from the "Traveller." Instructs Redpath to transmit the documents to the St. Denis Hotel in New York, New York; this letter was thus possibly written in New York. Circa years based on Phillips's publications within the Boston "Traveller."

Background Information: Redpath, a reporter and abolitionist, edited and published several volumes of Phillips's speeches.

People: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
Redpath, James, 1833-1891

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: JournalismAbolitionAfrican American HistorySlaveryReform Movement

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