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Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives
Creator: Gurley, Ralph Randolph
Inclusive Dates: 1842 April 21
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms397
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ralph Randolph Gurley (1797-1872) was an administrator and spokesman of the American Colonization Society.

For further information, see the article "Ralph Randolph Gurley, American Abolitionist" at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Washington, April 21, 1842, to "Hon. William C. Rives," signed "R. R. Gurley," regarding a convention held by friends of the American Colonization Society. The letter is written on a typewritten document concerning an American Colonization Society expedition for Liberia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives, ms397, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Colonization Society
Correspondence.
Free African Americans -- History.
Liberia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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