Letters written to Jonathan Baxter Harrison, 19th century American Unitarian minister, abolitionist, Indian Rights Association
agent, and journalist.
Jonathan Baxter Harrison (1835-1907) was an American Unitarian minister, abolitionist, Indian Rights Association agent, and
journalist. He was born in Ohio in 1835. Before the American Civil War, he worked for a Quaker-run abolitionist newspaper.
He joined the 8th Indiana Infantry Regiment and spent years as editor of the Winchester journal. He published articles related
to his activism in newspapers and magazines in Boston, Massachusetts, and New York, New York. Harrison received an honorary
degree from Harvard in 1889 and died in New Hampshire in 1907.
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