Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Anti-Slavery Office, [Boston, Mass.], to John Punchard Jewett, May 28, 1855
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DescriptionHolograph, signed.William Lloyd Garrison wrote this letter of introduction for Mr. Benjamin Drew, who is the bearer of this letter, to John P. Jewett, a Boston publisher. Garrison explains that Benjamin Drew has obtained narratives from fugutive slaves in Canada about their experiences in slavery and their flight and has "prepared and interesting and well-written manuscript on the subject." Jewett should consider publishing Drew's manuscript.J.P. Jewett published Benjamin Drew's manuscript in 1856 as: "A North-Side View of Slavery."
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