Letters of Worthington Chauncey Ford [manuscript], 1886-1900.


Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941. Letters of Worthington Chauncey Ford [manuscript], 1886-1900.

Letters of Worthington Chauncey Ford [manuscript], 1886-1900.

In a letter dated June 19, 1900, Ford commends to Wendell Phillips Garrison, his brothers, and Helen Villard two enclosed letters, both dated January 1886, from Samuel Joseph May to James Freeman Clarke concerning William Lloyd Garrison. May's first letter, dated January 12, 1886, recommends the writings of William Lloyd Garrison and praises him for his leadership in the anti-slavery movement. It criticizes American churches for not unifying against slavery, and condemns the Unitarians for not paying due respect to Garrison's influence in the anti-slavery movement. It also compares Garrison to Peter the Hermit; quotes Caleb Stetson; and frequently mentions William Henry Channing and C. Bartol and mentions others. May's second letter, dated January 16, 1886, refers to and praises a book by Theodore Parker, edited by Clarke; asks Clarke to acknowledge Garrison's influence and spirit; and describes problems between Garrison and the Unitarians.

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