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Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Sept[ember] 13

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Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding an article written in the Portland Mirror "signed by Benjamin Tappas & others warning on the borders of abolition." He writes that "the truth is, Brother, that all the residence & philanthropy and Christianity of the country has been mustered to recommend Colonization as a remedy for slavery, and now the great maj [sic] of the white population is...to carry on the benevolent work of hunting the poor colored people from the country!Holograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.
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Correspondence Manuscripts
Contributors:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Created Date:
1834 09 13
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