Boston, Massachusetts, Saturday, July. Item #99-4622
22 x 15", 113-116. Ink name, scattered spotting, folded in half, fold creases, edge and fold tears, small holes else good condition. Some of the articles: "Fanatics: in which is stated that "The fanatics are still at work...preparing for the immediate abolition of slavery...to discourage the emigration of the blacks to Liberia", speech by Charles Stuart of England who asks "What is slavery?...It is the bondage of the innocent...It is a state in which those under it have no legal protection for their person, their property, or even for the chastity of their wives and daughters". Much on the riots in New York where the proponents of the anti-slavery movement were under attack. "A great many colored families, and several white ones, have left their dwellings (taking out their furniture) and sought refuge with their friends, or gone out of the city". Masthead shows a slave auction, sign on podium reads "Slaves, Horses and Other Cattle To Be Sold As Is", in the background a person is holding a flag marked "Liberty"