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Theodore Dwight Weld, Walnut Hills, Ohio to Elizur Wright, January 24, 1834

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Author: Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
Abstract: Theodore Dwight Weld, Walnut Hills, Ohio to Elizur Wright Junior Corresponding Secretary of the American anti-Slavery Society, New York City New York. Received Elizur Wright's letter, the decision that the letter requested was a heavy responsibility; has decided he serves the cause better where he is; has fought against slavery and colonization; colonization has able advocates; Brother Mehan and Professor Morgan have renounced colonization and come over to the abolitionist position; they are on the border of a slave state but within a year there will be 100 theological students at the institution Lane Seminary in Walnut Hills, Ohio- a strong abolitionist center that will influence the entire valley "more than a hundred societies in New York"; Beecher Stowe is dead set against their cause; believes the seminary would fold if he left; leads a bible class for colored adults; nominates Lewis Tappan as General Agent for the Society. JDW has secured Elizur Wright's position of Corresponding Secretary in December of 1833
Issued Date: 1834-01-24
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/21287
Citation: Abolitionist Collections, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

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