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Garrison, Wm. Lloyd, editor.

THE LIBERATOR. "Our Country Is the World -- Our Countrymen Are All Mankind" Boston, Friday, July 24, 1840.

Masthead shows two images: one of a slave auction and the other emancipated slaves, 25 x 17, 117-120. Creased, toned, spotted, ink name, tears else good. Included in contents: an attack on preachers who profess to be abolitionists (but don't preach the cause from the pulpit); the "First of August" which "is the colored man's fourth of July" and also on Aug. 1 "our colored friends in Boston intend commemorating the act of British emancipation . . . "; anti-slavery fair; under "Situations Wanted" a colored man wants a situation in a private family, the country preferred. . . A father is desirous of placing his son, aged 12 years, with some family in the country, where he could have a permanent situation, and receive proper attention to his education"; under Items: "City Court of Baltimore . . . Hearing the petition of a negro man for his freedom, who had been brought into that state from Delaware. . . The laws of the State of Delaware declare that a slave purchased for the intention of exportation shall be free. The Court . . . declared the man to be free," an ad for the "Colored Seamen's Home." Reports on meetings/ conventions, i.e., the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, news from England, brief mentions: Mormons building a town in Nauvoo, Illinois, Winnebago Indians and Chang & Eng, the famous Siamese twins, a long letter with the caption "Non-Resistance" plus much more.

Book Id: 99-2106

Price: $75.00

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