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Smith, Garrit, 1797- 1874


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Honorable Garrit Smith Broadside Letter to the Cuban Anti-Slavery Committee

Identifier: SC 00149
Scope and Contents Printed broadside open letter from the Honorable Garrit Smith, Congressman from NY and staunch abolitionist dated February 14, 1873.  It is addressed to the Cuban Anti-Slavery Committee of New York.  In the letter, Smith addresses the requests of the committee to write a letter to the press in support of their cause.  Instead, Smith produced this open letter that condemned Spain for its barbaric treatment and continued enslavement of the Cuban people and also the United States government for...
Dates: 1873 February 14