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Garrison, Wm. Lloyd, editor.

THE LIBERATOR. "Our Country Is the World -- Our Countrymen Are All Mankind" Boston, Friday, September 11, 1840.

Masthead shows two images: one of a slave auction and the other emancipated slaves, 25 x 17, 145-148. Creased, toned, spotted, ink name, tears, small holes else good. Included in contents: "Prospect of Emancipation in the Danish W.I. Islands!"; "Harrison's Abolitionism. What Slaveholders Think of It"; "Letter from the West Indies" in which the writer talks about slaves being captured and that one vessel took in "a schooner with two hundred and seventy in a most horrid condition. . ."; an excerpt from "Familiar Letters to Henry Clay of Kentucky, Describing a Winter in the West-Indies"; "What Has the Pulpit to do with Slavery"; "A Lawyer's Privileges" in which "It has been admitted in the district court in New Orleans that a lawyer who is employed by a concealed slave has no right to make known the place of his concealment"; "Petition for Freedom"; "Slavers Captured," "whilst at St. Helena the British brig of war Brisk arrived there with three Portuguese vessels . . . taken on the coast of Africa. . . engaged in the slave trade"; "Isaac Morris, Captain of the schooner Butterfly, tried and condemned as a slaver. . ."; an ad for the Colored Seamen's Home and much more.


Book Id: 99-2104

Price: $75.00

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