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May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph) (1797-1871) [to David P.Harmon]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06143.06 Author/Creator: May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph) (1797-1871) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 27 April 1847 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he would like to arrange a meeting for "our friend P[arker] Pillsbury" and Lucy Stone at the town of Haverhill, Massachusetts on Sunday, 2 May. Asks that Harmon make arrangements to secure the availability of the town hall for the meeting.

Background Information: The letter is only dated 27 April, with no year given. May mentions, however, that 2 May falls on a Sunday, so the year can be inferred from a perpetual calendar.

People:

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementWomen's History

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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