Parker Pillsbury letter to Elizabeth Mountfort, 1850

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Parker Pillsbury of New Hampshire, an activist for women's rights and abolition and a religious radical, wrote to Elizabeth Mountfort, corresponding secretary of the Portland Anti-Slavery Society, accepting the group's invitation to speak in 1850 and suggesting a title for his talk.

Pillsbury edited several antislavery newspapers and worked as an agent for the new Hampshire, Massachusetts and American antislavery societies.

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  • Title: Parker Pillsbury letter to Elizabeth Mountfort, 1850
  • Creator: Parker Pillsbury
  • Creation Date: 1850-08-05
  • Subject Date: 1850-08-05
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Concord County, NH
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 14, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Portland Anti-Slavery Society records
  • Object Type: Text

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