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Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) Letter from the American Anti-Slavery Society

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06143.01 Author/Creator: Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Printed letter Date: 1844 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: A letter issued by various members of the American Anti-Slavery Society asking for financial support from the "anti-slavery public."

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementFinance

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