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Remond, Charles Lenox (1810-1878) to David P. Harmon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06143.12 Author/Creator: Remond, Charles Lenox (1810-1878) Place Written: Salem, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 September 1853 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 25 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Written from Salem, likely in Massachusetts. Writes that he has been asked to be present at the Essex County Anti-Slavery Society meeting in Haverhill by Joseph Merrill. Permits Harmon to use Remond's name and presence to attract people to attend the meeting.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform Movement

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