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Letter from Lester Anson Miller, Windsor, [Vt.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 5th 1832

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Miller, Lester Anson


Holograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.Manuscript is missing a small portion of the bottom-left corner (rendering parts of the bottom two lines of correspondence illegible), and a small piece of the bottom-right corner.Manuscript addressed to "Mr. Wm Lloyd Garrison Editor Liberator Boston Mass."Lester Anson Miller thanks William Lloyd Garrison for the "favor" of his last letter, and declares his perpetual happiness to receive correspondence from Garrison provided that it does not impose upon time that Garrison might spend "to better profit" in his labors. Miller asserts that he has purchased and read Garrison's "Thoughts", and states that they leave him with "mingled emotions of pleasure and sorrow". Miller recounts an incident involving himself and a member of the American Colonization Society over Garrison's book, and relays the disapproval of his own parents towards Garrison's writings.
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