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Letter from George Washington Milford, Brown University, Prov[idence], R.I., to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb. 6, 1875

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Milford, George Washington


(George Washington Milford was among the first African Americans to graduate from Brown University, class of 1877.)Holograph, signed.George Washington Milford writes: "I am now rooming in college, and I have to say that I shouldn't wish to be better treated better than I am now by all the students. Of course there are some things which I could wish were otherwise, but, then, in your life you doubtless have learned that we can't always have everything just as we want it. I do not see just now how I shall get along during the remainder of this year; ..." Milford asks William Lloyd Garrison for advice and suggestions regarding this matter.
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