2023-08 Raynors HCA Live
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One page Autograph Letter Signed "Garrison & Knap'; William Lloyd Garrison, editor of the most well-known early abolitionist newspapers the "Liberator" partnered with Isaac Knapp, his printer, and in this case, the writer of the jointly signed letter which ends with Garrison's "immediate emancipation" slogan. "Boston, April 18, 1834, Mr. B. Dearborn…this will be handed you by Mr. Beckwith from Western Reserve College, Hudson, Ohio, as an ardent friend to the glorious cause of immediate emancipation. He is in pursuit of an opportunity for a fishing voyage…" No postal markings; privately carried, directed to "Mr. Dearborn, Teacher, Marblehead, Mass. By Mr. Beckwith" Accompanied by an 1967 typewritten letter from the Harvard University Press, The Letters of Wm. Lloyd Garrison letterhead stating that they had with certainty identified the handwriting of this letter as that of Isaac Knapp and they are planning on including a copy of this letter for their collection. Light mounting traces to front. From the early formative years of the young firebrands. Rare. VG/Fine.In the 1830s, in addition to the newspaper The Liberator, the Boston-based abolitionists William Garrison and Isaac Knapp printed and/or published a number of anti-slavery pamphlets and books.
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Garrison and Knapp - Noted Abolitionists

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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $650.00
Estimate: $600 - $800
Auction closed on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
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