Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
About This Item
- Title: Parker Pillsbury letter to Elizabeth Mountfort, 1850
- Creator: Parker Pillsbury
- Creation Date: 1850-08-05
- Subject Date: 1850-08-05
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Antislavery movements--Maine--Portland
- Lectures and lecturing
- Mountfort, Elizabeth, 1806-1876--Correspondence
- Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898--Correspondence
- Portland Anti-Slavery Society--Correspondence
- Speeches, addresses, etc.
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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