May Anti-Slavery manuscript collection, 1749-1933 (bulk 1840-1880)

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May Anti-Slavery manuscript collection, 1749-1933, (bulk 1840-1880)

May Anti-Slavery manuscript collection, 1749-1933 (bulk 1840-1880)

Correspondence and diaries of Samuel Joseph May (1797-1871), an American Unitarian minister and civil libertarian. He was one of the founders of the New England Anti-Slavery Society in 1832 and of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1833; he also worked for women's rights.

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