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Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) to Dr. Howe

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03998.02 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1847-1878 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Phillips indicates that he has consigned Howe's excellent letter to George Thompson, M.P., who will put it "into the night train to reach as many English eyes as possible." Thompson was elected a member of Parliament in 1847 for the Tower Hamlets. Dr. Howe is possibly Samuel Gridley Howe.

People: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Anti-Slavery Society MemberAbolitionReform MovementGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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