• Creator
  • Thompson, George, 1804-1878
  • Created Date
  • 1850-11-14
  • Description
  • Holograph, signed. While George Thompson is writing this letter, William Lloyd Garrison is penning an answer to a silly paragraph about Thompson that was in the Transcript. He discusses the book Emma, by Jane Austen. He repeats an anecdote about a party at a Boston house where the colored waiters vanished at the appearance of "the Godlike" [presumably a reference to Daniel Webster]. Thompson is "distressingly nervous" over his speech in Faneui... more
    Holograph, signed. While George Thompson is writing this letter, William Lloyd Garrison is penning an answer to a silly paragraph about Thompson that was in the Transcript. He discusses the book Emma, by Jane Austen. He repeats an anecdote about a party at a Boston house where the colored waiters vanished at the appearance of "the Godlike" [presumably a reference to Daniel Webster]. Thompson is "distressingly nervous" over his speech in Faneuil Hall tomorrow. less
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  • No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.