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Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, December 10 1858

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Samuel Joseph May forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a circular which he wishes Garrison to publish in the pages of the Liberator, if he has not already done so, stating that William Brown has "done the Under Ground Rail Road much harm".Holograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.Manuscript is composed on the reverse of a typeset of a circular entitled "To the Friends of the Fugitive", advertising one "William Brown" as an imposter posing as an agent of the non-existant "African Aid Society" to defraud those seeking passage along the Underground Railroad through Syracuse to Canada.
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Text
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Correspondence Manuscripts
Contributors:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Created Date:
1858 12 10
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