Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, R.I., to William Lloyd Garrison, Aug. 30th, 1833
@ Boston Public Library
DescriptionHolograph, signed.Oversize manuscript.Henry Egbert Benson mentions the formation of the Providence Anti-Slavery Society with Josiah Cady as the president. Samuel Joseph May is helping them and defending Prudence Crandall. Henry Egbert Benson gives an account of Prudence Crandall's trial and persecution. The American Colonization Society has sanctioned Prudence Crandall's persecution. Nicholas Brown is president of the Colonization Society. The Colonization Society has appointed Andrew T. Judson as its agent. Another school for black children was founded by Mrs. Arthur Tappan.
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