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Garrison, Wm. Lloyd, editor.

THE LIBERATOR. "Our Country Is the World -- Our Countrymen Are All Mankind" Boston, Friday, August 21, 1840.

Masthead shows two images: one of a slave auction and the other emancipated slaves, 25 x 17, 133-136. Creased, toned, spotted/stained, ink name, tears, small holes else good. Included in contents: a lengthy excerpt from the "Philanthropist" which in part accuses presidential candidate General (William Henry) Harrison of duplicity and urges friends to stay away from the polls; "Anti-Slavery Breakfast in Edinburgh" (attendees included William Lloyd Garrison and African American activist Charles Lenox Remond), under "Communications"; "A Solemn Appeal, Not to Vote for William Henry Harrison, or Martin Van Buren, for President of the United States"; State Anti-Slavery Convention;" "Reception of William Lloyd Garrison and NP Rogers, by the Colored Citizens of Boston" (letter from abolitionist and artist Thomas Cole); under "Situations Wanted:" Several colored boys want situations in stores--also several to live in the country; "3 or 4 colored girls can obtain situations in the country"; an excerpt from the "Voice of Freedom" in which the writer boards a steamboat it "New-York City" bound for Philadelphia where he meets a colored Presbyterian pastor accompanied by several men and women; the pastor's group was sent to a different section of the boat from the "pale faces" to what the writer calls "a dark, filthy cage" and that "it was a most shameful outrage upon rights." Also, the murder in Natchez, Miss., of Col. John Thomas Winn of Wilton Plantation with "the most wonderful part of the case is, that as yet no suspicion can affix itself upon any one, either white or black. . ."; under "Situations Wanted": A colored man wants a situation in a private family, the country preferred. He is acquainted with business of a farm;" an ad for the Colored Seamen's Home. Reports on meetings/conventions i.e., artist Thomas Catlin's address to the Aborigines' Protective Society in London; Liberian sweet potatoes; poetry; state anti-slavery convention plus much more.

Book Id: 99-2102

Price: $75.00

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