Letter from Joshua Leavitt, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, July 20 '40
@ Boston Public Library
DescriptionHolograph, signed.Title devised by cataloger.On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Boston, Mass." It was postmarked on July 21 in New York.Written on a paper on which a letter of "Office of the American Anti-Slavery Society" to "the officers and members" of the Executive Committee of the Society was printed.In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, Joshua Leavitt discusses making nominations (for unnamed positions, but presumed to be the Liberty Party’s presidential nominees). He is pessimistic about Gerrit Smith’s ability to carry Massachusetts and New York.
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