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Box SC1800-1849.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:


 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.
Dates: 1840 February 24