Douglas MacArthur collection  1885-1983 (bulk 1917-1919)
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  [1838] and 1838 August 17 . William Lloyd Garrison ALsS to William A. Wallace; Roxbury and Concord, New Hampshire. (8 pages)
Concerning the destruction of a racially integrated school for "black and white scholars" in New Canaan, Connecticut, by the local community. Writes that townspeople angered by whites and blacks socializing together described school as a nuisance and insisted upon its removal. Also includes Wallace’s response and what appear to be Garrison’s later reflections on the event.