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Theodore D. Weld letter to the Hon. F. W. Bird, 1884 October 20.
Wyles SC 293
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Title:

Theodore D. Weld letter to the Hon. F. W. Bird, 1884 October 20

Creator/Contributor:

Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bird, F. W. (Francis William), 1809-1894, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by Theodore W. Weld, one of the leading architects of the American abolitionist movement, to the Hon. F. W. Bird, an antislavery leader, state legislator, and paper manufacturer of East Walpole, Massuchusetts. The letter, written from Hyde Park, thanks Bird for his birthday invitation, expresses his regrets for not being able to attend due to prior plans, and offers his congratulations to Bird for having reached 75 years old and for having lived a life devoted to good principles, good government, and always in behalf of "Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity" in the State and the Nation.

Date:

1884 (issued)

Subject:

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Weld, Theodore Dwight -- 1803-1895
Bird, F. W. (Francis William) -- 1809-1894
Abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence
Abolitionists -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century
East Walpole (Mass.) -- History

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Theodore D. Weld letter to the Hon. F. W. Bird. Wyles SC 293. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (2 leaves) ; 20 x 26 cm.

Language:

English

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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.