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    Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection

    Records: 4,509 · Complete: 100%

    In the late 1890s, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the Boston Public Library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to abolition. The major groups consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison (publisher of the "Liberator"), Lydia Maria Child, John Bishop Estlin, Maria Weston Chapman, and her sisters, Anne, Caroline, and Deborah Weston.

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    Publication Title
    Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection
    Total Records
    4,509 · Complete: 100%
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    Published on Fold3
    11 Feb 2010
    Last Updated
    25 Feb 2010
    Letters and related documents from those involved in the anti-slavery movement in Massachusetts, dated approximately 1830-1870.