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 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 2210.1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter from William S. Wright to his brother, Emerson R. Wright. William discusses his doubts about continuing his college education and his desire to carry out his duties. He responds to several topics in Emerson's previous letter, including finding Emerson a wife. In response to Emerson's claim that slavery is necessary to the southern economy, Wright gives an extended argument about the vile practice of slavery and its damage to the human spirit.


  • 1840 February 24

Language of Materials note

From the Collection: Materials are in English.


From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 Letter)


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266