Letter from Henry Crabb Robinson, London, [England], to John Bishop Estlin, 1847 June-November 30
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DescriptionHolograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.Henry Crabb Robinson writes to John Bishop Estlin in June 1847 in regards to anti-slavery publications. W. Putnam's sermon and pamphlet supplies quotations used in an anti-slavery meeting. He writes, "Seriously it is marvelous that people should be so dull as not to see that those quotations amply prove the pro-slavery spirit of the writer. Whenever you come forward with any direct notion on the subject I will with pleasure attend the meeting." He hopes he will be able to attend the College meeting in July. He asks Estlin to look over the "Biographical Supplement." / Henry Crabb Robinson writes to John Bishop Estlin on June 3rd,1847 in regards to reading his "Brief Notes of American Slavery." He has become a member of Unitarianism. He writes, "I highly value U-Christianity and cherish it as the only Christianity which I can accept." He discusses events at the "late U:A. meeting." He was so worn out by Dr. B's speech at the U: A meeting that he left. / Henry Crabb Robinson writes to John Bishop Estlin on Oct[ober] 12,1847 in regards to Estlin putting his name to the address to the American Unitarians. He discusses his participation with Clarkson & the Wilberforces. He wrote an expose of the misrepresentation combined with the preface to the "Correspondence of W.Wilberforce." He appreciates Richard Davis Webb's remarks on his letter but makes him "fear he must be more distinguished for warmth of feeling than accuracy of discrimination." He has not...
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