Petitions against slave trade in D.C.

Nov. 4, 1836

In a letter of this date, Garrison refers to a Board meeting action, and lists people who will, each assume the duty of securing signatures to the petitions.  Garrison is assigned to work in Ward ll.   “If we get one thousand names altogether, we shall do pretty well.”  1

1 Letters of William Lloyd Garrison – Volumes I – VI