Gerrit Smith

August 9, 1850

Under the title Liberty – Equality – Fraternity!!!  signed by Smith, from the New York State Vigilance Committee, is a call for persons who have escaped from slavery and those who have stood by them, “to meet for mutual counsel and encouragement at Cazenovia, Madison County, New York,  August 21.  “They are bid a most cordial welcome by the people of Cazenovia.  There are friends, hospitalities, meeting-houses, and beautiful groves there!”