Douglas MacArthur collection  1885-1983 (bulk 1917-1919)
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  1843 April 23 . Charlotte W.C. Coves ALS to Nathaniel Rogers; Portsmouth, [New Hampshire]. (3 pages)
Recalls meeting Rogers, editor of the Herald of Freedom, some years previous; she looks up to him as her anti-slavery "father." Mentions the building of a Temperance Hall and a letter published in the newspaper that describes the "native power of the negro race" asking "could white men have so toiled day and night for fifteen long years?" Describes hearing Mr. Peabody preach about the responsibility of Northerners to end slavery.