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L. A. Chamerovzow letter to Miss Hildrith

L. A. Chamerovzow letter to Miss Hildrith

Descriptive Summary

Title: L. A. Chamerovzow letter to Miss Hildrith
Creator: Chamerovzow, Louis Alexis
Inclusive Dates: 1855 February 15
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1330
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Louis Alexis Chamerovzow, Secretary of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, transformed the memoirs of John Brown (known as Fed or Benford), a formerly enslaved man who fled to England, into a powerful anti-slavery publication, Slave Life in Georgia (London, 1855).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter written on British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society letterhead: dated February 15, 1855, "Dear Madam," signed "L. A. Chamerovzow," regarding Slave Life in Georgia and the Anti-Slavery Reporter. Chamerovzow mentions several influential British anti-slavery leaders and alludes to the policy of emancipation in South Africa.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

L. A. Chamerovzow letter to Miss Hildrith, ms 1330. 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

British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society
Hildrith, Miss
Slaves -- Emancipation -- South Africa.
Slaves -- Georgia -- Biography.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1855 February 15 Access Online