Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871

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Abolitionist; joined Pennsylvania Abolition Society in 1818; his home in Wilmington, Del. was a refuge for slaves and an Underground Railroad station which caused Md. to offer a reward of $10,000 for his arrest. Arrested in 1848, convicted, fined. Helped about 2,000 salves to escape.

From the description of Deed of sale, 1832 March 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582919

Quaker abolitionist.

From the description of Address to the colourd people of St. Helena Island of South Carolina, 1866 Dec. 6. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28106203

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creatorOf Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896. Papers, 1841-1873. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Garrett, Helen S. Thomas Garrett scrapbook, 1877-1940. Historical Society of Delaware
creatorOf Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871. Deed of sale, 1832 March 22. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871. ALS : Wilmington, Del., to Thomas C. Garrett, 1855 Aug. 4 [photocopy]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit). Thomas Garrett Trial Notes: Notes of Evidence from 1848 Trial of Thomas Garrett, 1848 May 26. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Pennypacker, E. F. (Elijah Funk), 1804-1888. Letters, 1839-1861. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pym), 1768-1854. Cope family papers, 1795-1891. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter, 1856. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871. Address to the colourd people of St. Helena Island of South Carolina, 1866 Dec. 6. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hutchins Library. Anti-slavery Collection 1769-1865. Berea College, Hutchins Library
referencedIn Mrs. Frank S. Churchill portrait collection of abolitionists, [18--]. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Price family. Papers, 1809-1878. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCXLVI (ff. 160+i). Receipt-book for domestic expenses, kept by Marlborough and his wife Sarah, 7 Apr. 1677-21 March 1690; at the end, reversing the volume (ff. 151b-153b), are accounts by Marlborough, as captain in the Admiralt... British Library
creatorOf Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter, 1861 December 2, Wilmington, to "Dear Children" / Thos. Garrett. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896. Joseph A. Dugdale correspondence 1841-1881. Iowa State Historical Society
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associatedWith Churchill, Frank S., Mrs., collector. person
associatedWith Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pym), 1768-1854. person
associatedWith Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896. person
associatedWith Hutchins Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. person
associatedWith Pennypacker, E. F. (Elijah Funk), 1804-1888. person
associatedWith Price family. family
associatedWith Still, William, 1821-1902, person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit) corporateBody
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Delaware
South Carolina--St. Helena Island
New York (State)--Clinton County
Wilmington (Del.)
United States
Saint Helena Island (S.C.)
Champlain (N.Y.)
South Carolina
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Gunpowder industry--Explosions
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Slavery--Law and legislation
Gunpowder industry
Abolitionists
Gunpowder industry--Employees
Slaves--Emancipation
Abolitionists--Correspondence
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Birth 1789-08-21

Death 1871-01-25

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