Samuel J. May diary, 1870.

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May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel J. May diary, 1870.

Samuel J. May diary, 1870.

Diary of Samuel May gives account of daily life of a retired 19th century clergyman. A very active retiree, he continues to perform many ministerial duties along with writing, traveling, and attending meetings related to Temperance, Freedmen's aid, and Women's rights. He maintains a large correspondence, continues to write about the anti-slavery movement. In this year he resigns as president of the Syracuse Board of Education and goes to Washington in support of the Suffrage cause.

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