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Letter to Wendell Phillips Garrison [manuscript] 1879 November 04.

White, James C; Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund
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Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
White reminisces about abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, expressing his sentiment that both Garrison and he were in accord regarding anti-slavery and temperance principles. White goes on to discuss his own personal philosophy, Christian beliefs, and political leanings in comparison with those of Garrison, expounding at length on the views of Garrison. He writes that there was some tension between them as they were of different Christian denominations. He recounts a story about a national anti-slavery meeting held in New York City as well as Garrison's "Address to the Colonization Society" on July 4, 1829 at Park Street Church in Boston.
Mentions Henry Ward Beecher, Anna Dickenson, Dr. J. P. Thompson, and William Lloyd Garrison as participants in a series of lectures in 1863 for a large congregation headed by White held at Roger William Hall in Providence, Rhode Island.
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4 p.
Cite as
James C. White letter to Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1879 November 4, Accession #15861, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
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