Letters and broadsides, 1868-1871

Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874


2 folders (13 items).
(0.1 linear ft.)..
Organized by form of material Chronological arrangement.
Three broadsides on political topics by Gerrit Smith, dated 25 Mar. 1868, 12 June 1868, and 28 July 1869; and ten ALS from Smith to O.P. Scovell, 1868-1871.
Gerrit Smith resided in Peterboro (N.H.?) at the time of these writings and was a strong supporter of emancipation and African American rights. Upon his death the African American citizens of Buffalo paid him a formal tribute.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Archives, B72-3, Brainard E. Prescott Collection.

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