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Nickless, Samuel [Invitation to speak]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09396 Author/Creator: Nickless, Samuel Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 August 1848 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Samuel Nickless, treasurer of William Still's Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, part of the Underground Railroad, asks an unnamed lecturer to come and speak: "The members of the 2nd African Presbyterian Church take the liberty of asking you to give us a lecture, showing what we can do toward hastening the emancipation of the slave."

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ReligionUnderground RailroadRunaway SlaveAbolitionSlaveryAfrican American HistoryReform Movement

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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