Radical Equality: 1842-1846

Letter, Dolly W. Stetson to James A. Stetson, Rollover, Apr. 13, 1845

Dolly attempts to convince James to remain at the Association.

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I fear you are acting rashly in making up your mind to lieve the Association.
I think I know that if we were to go to the farm our situation would be far less desirable than here.
We could never place our children under the care of such accomplished teachers as they are now under
But we ought not to be looking for our own good alone. Can we do as much good to our race to return to our isolated condition where whatever of moral power we may possess will be rendered powerless because we have not the wealth and station to render us worthy of notice.

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