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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 Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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432 p., [8] leaves of plates : 19 cm
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
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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Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
1st ed. Howes USiana T304
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Slavery
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Title provided by cataloger
Topics: New-England Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
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 Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
Source: bplscas
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
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, African Americans,...
Attributed to Richard Nisbet, printed by John Sparhawk. Cf. Evans
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Slavery
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Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1875; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; White, Thomas Willis, 1788-1843, printer; Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
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Text of two letters by Thomas Jefferson, dated Monticello, August 25, 1814 and Feb. 4, 1824, p. 18-22
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Slaves
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
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Collins, John A. (John...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gilbert, Olive; Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, author of introduction, etc; Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. American slavery as it is. Selections; J.B. Yerrinton and Son, printer
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Recorded and edited by Olive Gilbert
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Topics: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883, Slaves, Slavery, Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African...
x, 90, [2] p. : 19 cm
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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v. ; 23 cm
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hatch, Theodore F. Hatch, Jr., donor; Hatch, Jane Grimes, collector
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Abolitionist
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Sellers, Samuel; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Sellers, Samuel, Collins, John A. (John Anderson), 1810-1879,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Reference: LC Cat. (1963) vol. 5, p. 324
Topics: American Anti-Slavery Society, Slavery
Source: bplscas
On slavery
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Kimball, J. Horace (Joseph Horace), 1813-1838
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128 p. ; 24 cm
Topic: Slaves
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
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Benson, George William, 1808-1879, Benson, Henry Egbert,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, Phillips, Wendell,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Ball, Lucy M., 1807-1891, Ball, Martha V., 1811-1894, Chapman,...
Source: bplscas
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Tourjée, Eben, 1834-1891; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Tourjée, Eben, 1834-1891, Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Cox, Samuel H. (Samuel Hanson), 1793-1880; Cornish, Samuel E; Stanton, Henry B. (Henry Brewster), 1805-1887; American Anti-Slavery Society
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The account of the debate is in the form of a letter from H.B. Stanton
Topics: American Colonization Society, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
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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
"Fourth edition."--Cf. Nat. union cat., pre-56 imprints
Topics: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784, Slavery, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, May, Samuel, 1776-1870, Dow, Joseph, 1819-1880, Antislavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by National Anti-slavery Bazaar (20th : 1854 : Boston, Mass.); Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872. fmo
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Bound volume contains: 1. Letter of Commodore Stockton on the slavery question / by Robert Field Stockton. -- 2. Speech...delivered at the anti-slavery meeting, Broadmead, Bristol, Sept.4th, 1851 / by George Thompson. -- 3. Some views of freedom and slavery... / by Richard De Charms. -- 4. Speech... in the county convention at Syracuse, October 14, 1851 / by Samuel J. May. -- 5. A letter on "Uncle Tom's Cabin" / by the author of "Friends in Council". -- 6. Slavery in the...
Topics: Antislavery movements, Bazaars (Charities)
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
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 Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Johnson, Samuel, 1822-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Johnson, Samuel, 1822-1882, Boston daily advertiser (Boston,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872, Webb, Hannah, 1809-1862, Abdy, E....
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, Thompson, George, 1804-1878,...
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 Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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v. ; 23 cm
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
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384, 12 p. ; 20 cm
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Knapp, Isaac, 1804-1843, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Knapp, Isaac, 1804-1843, Benson, George William, 1808-1879,...
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
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Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
Source: bplscas
In 8 "numbers", paginated continuously
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
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 St. Clair, Alanson; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient; Alden, Joseph Warren, ßd 1808-
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Alden, Joseph Warren, ßd 1808-, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Fitch, Charles, 1799-1863; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Fitch, Charles, 1799-1863, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899
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Holograph
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Beach, Samuel, former owner
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Relates to the West Indies
Topics: Slavery, Intelligence levels
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Alcott, Abba May, 1800-1877, Benson,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, Bates, Joshua, Mrs.,...
Source: bplscas
Signatures: [A]( -1)
Topics: Vigilante (Ship), Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
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Holograph. Handwriting uncertain; perhaps in the hand of another person
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements,...
Sabin
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870, Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Smith, Evelina A. S; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Smith, Evelina A. S, Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, Wayland, Francis,...
Source: bplscas
Caption title
Topic: Imperialism
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, former owner
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Caption title
Topics: United States, Fugitive slaves
Preface signed: Lewis Tappan, Cor. Sec
Topics: Hamlet, James, United States, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by New-England Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from caption
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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"Price a halfpenny, 13 for 6d., or 50 1s. 9d. Of whom may be had, a Summary of the evidence relating to the slave trade, by the same author, 3d edit. at 3s 6d per hundred. Also, speedily will be published by the same author, Observations on the conduct of the committee instituted in London for the abolition of the slave trade."
Topics: Slavery, Rum, Sugar trade, Boycotts, Watermarks
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gale, Samuel, 1783-1865; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Gale, Samuel, 1783-1865, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Caption title
Topics: Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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29 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Falconbridge, Alexander, d. 1792
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5-55, [1] p. ; 23 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Smith, Evelina A. S; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Miss, Smith, Evelina A. S, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
The arrest was made during an anti-slavery meeting
Topics: Storrs, George, 1796-1879, Trials (Breach of the peace), Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1804-1842, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1804-1842, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery...