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Letter from Charles Lewis Reason and George Thomas Downing, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1860 March 26

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Holograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in ink on lined paper with a small checkmark, in pencil, in the head- spine corner of the first page. Just above the first line of the letter, along the spine edge, the number "34" is written in pencil.Charles Lewis Reason writes to William Lloyd Garrison telling him that the African Civilization Society and the American Colonization Society "are identical as to motive and ends." He asks Garrison for a short letter to be read "at a demonstration soon to be made, in opposition to the Society." The letter is signed by both "Geo. T. Downing" [George T. Downing] and "Chas. L. Reason" [Charles L. Reason].
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