Charles Garrett to unidentified recipient, Not dated
Letter written by Charles Garrett (1823-1900) to 'my dear friend' about talking at a meeting.
Garrett was a Wesleyan Methodist missioner and temperance advocate who served primarily in northern circuits. He was involved in the founding of the Manchester and Salford Mission and later of the Liverpool Mission. Garrett was a pioneer among Wesleyan Methodists in supporting the temperance cause, campaigning against alcohol and other social evils and, later, editing the Methodist Temperance Magazine. Garrett was also one of the founders of the Methodist Recorder in 1861 and became President of the 1882 Wesleyan Methodist Conference.