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Title: Gurley, Ralph Randolph letter, 1842
Created by: Gurley, Ralph Randolph (1797-1872)
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Scope and Contents: Letter dated February 4, 1842, from abolitionist and American Colonization Society (ACS) official Robert Randolph Gurley to fellow abolitionist and ACS member Benjamin Coates. The letter concerns Gurley's efforts to secure financial support for the Society, mainly from abolitionist societies in Pennsylvania and New York. Brief reference is made of Thomas Buchanan, the second governor of Liberia, who had died five months previously, as well as Joseph Jenkins Roberts, who succeeded Buchanan.