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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection

Anti-Slavery collection (approximately 40,000 pieces). In the late 1890's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the Civil War. The major holdings consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Augustus Phelp...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Signatures: [A]B-CD(-D4) (D3 verso blank)
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
texts
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Mallory, S. V. R., former owner; Mallory, L. C., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (bookplate): S.V.R. Mallory; (inscription) L.C. Mallory
Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery,...
Source: bplscas
Caption title
Topic: Amistad (Schooner)
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Topics: Slavery, Slavery
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Preface signed: Francisco V. Aguilera, Ramon Cespedes, commissioners of the Republic of Cuba. New York, January 4, 1872
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, former owner; Welsh, James Jacob, former owner; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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"Errata": p. [xxi]
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Griffiths, Julia, d. 1895, ed; Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society
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A collection of signed articles, poems, etc., by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement. Most of the signatures are in facsimile
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy: contemporary political pencil inscriptions on preliminary page
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Several of the numbers have been issued in three or more editions
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, African Americans, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889, Lewis, Tayler, 1802-1877, Stanton,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
"Educational laws of Virginia"--head of t.p
Topic: African Americans
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by United States. Supreme Court; Scott, Dred, 1809-1858; Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857; Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864; Van Evrie, John H., 1814-1896; Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863
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Dred Scott vs. Sanford
Topics: Scott, Dred, 1809-1858, United States. Supreme Court, Citizenship, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889, Whittier, John Greenleaf,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Perry, John McCurdy Strong; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Endicott, William, 1826-1914; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Endicott, William, 1826-1914, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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In three paginations with a single title page: 1. the address; 2. the address plus list of subscribers and list of donors; 3. list of subscribers and list of donors
Topics: Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negroe...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Armstrong, George, 1792-1857; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Armstrong, George, 1792-1857, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Nichol, Elizabeth Pease, 1807-1897. recipient
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Handwritten transcription of letter; not William Lloyd Garrison's handwriting
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Nichol, Elizabeth Pease, 1807-1897, Grimké, Sarah Moore,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
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Holograh, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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"Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square, London.", at end of p.76
Topics: Christian education, Slaves, Imprint 1825
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thompson, George, 1804-1878; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Thompson, George, 1804-1878, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller),...
Chambre des Pairs. Impressions diverses. Session 1827. N° 28
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Topics: Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862, Antislavery movements, Fugitive slaves, Fugitive slaves, Riots
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Dedication signed: Thomas Clarkson
Topics: Slavery, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845; Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. African slave trade; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Text preceded by prospectus
Topic: Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Haughton, James, 1795-1873; Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Addressed from 35 Eccles Street, Dublin
Topics: Haughton, James, 1795-1873, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872, Abolitionists,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Ross, Alexander Milton, 1832-1897, recipient
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Proof (printed matter). With proofreading marks and corrections in pencil; letter was printed in The Life of William H. Seward, by Frederic Bancroft. Proof created in 1899 or 1900
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Ross, Alexander Milton, 1832-1897, Brown, John, 1800-1859,...
Checklist Amer. imprints
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Kramer, John Theophilus
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Cover title
Topics: Slave trade, Slave traders, Auctions, Slaves, Slavery, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Perry, John McCurdy Strong; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Woods, Leonard, 1774-1854, Taylor, Nathaniel W....
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Jay, William, 1789-1858; Sewall, Samuel E. (Samuel Edmund), 1799-1888, former owner
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Publisher's illustrative binding, gold vignette stamp on cover
Topics: American Colonization Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Grandy, Moses, b. 1786?; Thompson, George, 1804-1878, author of introduction, etc
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Introduction signed: George Thompson
Topics: Grandy, Moses, b. 1786?, Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, Rammohun Roy, Raja, 1772?-1833,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861; Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861, Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825, Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gray, Iron
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Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Benson, George William, 1808-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Benson, George William, 1808-1879, Benson, Henry Egbert,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814; Dicey, Anne Greene Chapman, d. 1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Dicey, Anne Greene Chapman, d. 1879, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Green, Beriah, 1795-1874; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Green, Beriah, 1795-1874, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887, Bradburn, George, 1806-1880,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Benson, George William, 1808-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Benson, George William, 1808-1879, Tappan, Arthur, 1786-1865,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Moulton, Horace, 1799-1873; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Moulton, Horace, 1799-1873, Garrison, William Lloyd,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Griffin, William P; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Griffin, William P, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1804-1842, Slavery,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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Topics: Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves...
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy contains gift inscription from author to J.G. Palfrey
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Ricketson, Joseph, recipient
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Typed transcript
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Ricketson, Joseph, Women's rights, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899
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Holograph
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, Rammohun Roy, Raja, 1772?-1833,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boies, Harper; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Massachusetts Abolition Society, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Le Favre, L.O; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Le Favre, L.O, Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, Antislavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887, Mann, Horace, 1796-1859,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Coulter, J. H; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Coulter, J. H, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Child, David Lee, 1794-1874, Collins,...
Source: bplscas