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Letter from Abby Kelley Foster, Utica, [NY], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 2, [18]43

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Holograph, signed.Abby Kelley Foster objects to David Lee Child's favoring the Whigs. She thinks she has been used by the Liberty Party for the destruction of moral influences. She criticizes the National Ant-Slavery Standard. The Liberty Press and its owner are in great financial distress. She discusses the fallacious ideas of the Liberty Party and sets forth her view of the relation of abolitionism to voting. Stephen S. Foster's contribution to the cause has been undervalued; Abby Kelley Foster praises Stephen S. Foster.
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