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Letter to] My Dear Garrison [manuscript

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Holograph, signedTitle devised by catalogerManuscript annotated on recto, with "167" in pencil above Thompson's salutation to Garrison, "1867" in pencil beneath letterhead date, and "86B" in pencil along left-bottom margin of pageManuscript annotated on verso, with "George Thompson, Birkenhead, July 16 1867" in pencil along center-right margin of pageManuscript includes stamped envelope, addressed to "Wm. Lloyd Garrison Esq / Huntly Lodge / Napier Road / Edin." Envelope has two one-penny denomination stamps affixed to recto, along with an annotation reading "Andrew Paton, Glasgow, July 16, 1867" on left margin of page. Envelope verso has postmarked stamped in black inkGeorge Thompson expresses to William Lloyd Garrison his pleasure at the latter's "gaining health & vigor", and states that Garrison's renewed and rejuvenated health will be a welcome sign following years of labor in service of abolition. Thompson recounts having received a letter from Oliver Johnson regarding that year's Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends, and reports that Lucretia Mott, Robert Purvis, and E. M. Davis were in attendance. Thompson describes a letter printed in the National Anti-Slavery Standard suggesting the nomination of Wendell Phillips and John Mercer Langston for President and Vice-President on the Republican Party ticket in 1868
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