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Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], to Louis Alexis Chamerovzow, 1835 Feb[ruary] 13

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Chamerovzow, Louis Alexis


Holograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript written at the top says "Private. J.B.E's reply to L.Chamerovzow."John Bishop Estlin writes to Louis Alexis Chamerovzow regarding antislavery news. He writes that Mr. Pillsbury left for Birningham and Liverpool and will give him his address. He writes his views of Pillsbury and W. James on the subject of George Thompson's "mythical speech" at the recent London conference. He writes, " I could not but smile at your remark upon Mr. Pillsbury's errant of taste' in showing up the truthfullness of the American Quakers in the Anti-Slavery Cause; no doubt the A.B.C. of Foreign Receptions" also censored his tastes!" He writes that "their natures are too peaceful and sectarian for them to be comprehend."
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