Nell, William Cooper. Letter to Jeremiah Burke Sanderson.

DESCRIPTION:

Handwritten letter from unknown writer to Terry ?, December 20, 1847.

DATE:

December 20, 1847

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TRANSCRIPTION:

(Page 1)

                Rochester N.Y.
                December 20..th 1847

My beloved Jerry
                I am now seated
as Secretary of the Meeting in the __
Beautiful Minerva Hall = the meeting
of course is none other than that of
the Rochester Anti Slavery Society -
Douglass is pouring forth characteristically
a most eloquent strain as he did
last night here to an admiring
enthusiastic
and crowded audience

Remond [sic] Called me out to day and
would you believe it I did attempt
a talk which as this is the 91st anniversary
of my eventful life satisfied me so far
as the essay was co incident with
the day is       Nothing

Let me day here Jerry that I will
not even suppose that by this
scraul[sic] I am rendering the shadow of an
equivalent for Your elaborate and
fraternal letter received a few days since

(Page 2)

and which has made me feel so
very

About the Original Item

Date
1847-12-20
Creator
Recipient
Internal Identifier
698
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Collection:
Post Collection
Item Type:
Document
Citation:
“Nell, William Cooper. Letter to Jeremiah Burke Sanderson.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed September 22, 2017, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/6185.