Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872
Title: Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives
Dates: 1842 April 21
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms397

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter to William C. Rives, ms 397. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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