Receipt for The Liberator signed by William Cooper Nell (1816-1874) on May 25th 1841.

William C. Nell was a native of the Beacon Hill black community and became a leading community advocate and abolitionist as well as a journalist. He worked closely with William Lloyd Garrison on The Liberator, including, in this case, selling subscriptions.

The receipt reads: Mr. Nehemiah Hall Mansfield, MS / for THE LIBERATOR, / From No 52 Vol 10 1840 to No 26 Vol 11 1841 $1.25 / Received Payment for the Publishers, / William C. Nell / Boston, May 25th 1841

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  • Title: Receipt for The Liberator
  • Creator: Nell, William Cooper (1816-1874)
  • Date Created: 1841-05-25
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rights: No known rights restrictions. Credit: Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, 2007.061.01
  • Medium: Receipt