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Letter to] Dear Garrison [manuscript

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Holograph, signedTitle devised by catalogerSamuel Joseph May informs William Lloyd Garrison of his regrets that it was announced that the Jerry Rescue Celebration would be postponed, stating that while it had appeared necessary to do so at the time of writing, it has since been determined that the event will take place as initially proposed. May informs Garrison that he appraised him of this change the previous Friday via telegraph, but assumes that Garrison did not receive this information in time to omit the announcement of the meeting's postponement. May states that they are desirous that Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Lucy Stone, Theodore Parker, and Charles C. Burleigh be present for the celebration. May informs Garrison that Gerrit Smith, Frederick Douglass, William L. Chaplin, and J. C. Jackson have been engaged to speak at the celebration. May advises Garrison that his proposed meeting conflicts with the starting date of the trials of the Jerry Rescuers, and states his opinion that the meeting ought to be deferred as a result
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