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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06143.07 Author/Creator: May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph) (1797-1871) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 27 February 1849 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he had wanted to include Lucy Stone in the meeting arranged in Harmon's town, but she decided to go home and visit her parents instead. Hopes that she will join the meeting at Concord, New Hampshire on 5 March.

Background Information: The letter is only dated Wednesday, 27 February, with no year given. However, the year can be inferred from a perpetual calendar: in 1849, 27 February falls on a Wednesday.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementWomen's History

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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