Portland Anti-Slavery Society Letterbook, 1850-51

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Elizabeth Mountfort, corresponding secretary of the Portland Anti-Slavery Society, wrote copies of letters inviting anti-slavery advocates to speak in Portland. Letters are to Wendell Phillips, C.C. Burleigh, Charles Lenox Remond, Samuel May, Edmund Quincy, Adin Ballou, George Thomson,Theodore Parker, John P. Hale, Horace Mann, Ernestine Rose, Robert Rantoul Jr., Henry Giles, and R.P. Butler, William Lloyd Garrison, and others.

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  • Title: Portland Anti-Slavery Society Letterbook, 1850-51
  • Creator: Elizabeth Mountfort
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 14, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Portland Anti-Slavery Society records
  • Object Type: Text

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