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    [Abolition]. Wendell Phillips Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 4.5" x 7", n. p., December 26, 1861. He writes to a colleague, in part: "This will be handed you by my friend. A. J. Grover Esq of Illinois - a true hero of the cause...Aid him if you can in...Washington." Folds with lightly toned edges. Adhesive remnant on the verso.

    More Information: Phillips, a lawyer and ardent abolitionist, was the principal spokesperson for the anti-slavery movement in America from the 1830s until African Americans received the right to vote in 1870. He then turned his passions and oratorical skills toward women's and American Indian's rights, temperance, and other social issues.

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