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Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings, 1760-1820 / general editor, James G. Basker ; associate editors Justine Ahlstrom ... [et al.]
Bib ID 3796748
Format BookBook
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Description New York : Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2005 
xvi, 372 p. : facsims. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1932821066
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1] Observations on the inslaving, importing and purchasing of Negroes
  • (1760) and Notes on the Slave Trade (1781) by Anthony Benezet
  • Edited by Thomas Wolf, Harvard University. 1
  • 2] A Mite Cast into the Treasury: Or, Observations on Slave-Keeping
  • (1772) by David Cooper
  • Edited by Kristin DeBusk, Texas Technological University 31
  • 3] A Serious Address to the Rulers of America, on the Inconsistency of
  • their Conduct Respecting Slavery (1783) by David Cooper
  • Edited by Rebecca Miller, University of North Carolina,
  • Chapel Hill 53

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-361) and index.

Subjects Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.  |  Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.  |  Abolitionists -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.  |  Abolitionists -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.  |  United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 -- Sources.
Other authors/contributors Basker, James G  |  Ahlstrom, Justine  |  Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Observations on the inslaving, importing, and purchasing of Negroes : with some advice thereon, extracted from the epistle of the Yearly-Meeting of the people called Quakers, held at London in the year 1758 / edited by Thomas Wolf  |  Cooper, David, 1725-1795. Mite cast into the treasury, or, Observations on slave-keeping / edited by Kristin DeBusk  |  Cooper, David, 1725-1795. Serious address to the rulers of America on the inconsistency of their conduct respecting slavery : forming a contrast between the encroachments of England on American liberty, and American injustice in tolerating slavery / edited by Rebecca Miller  |  Sansom, Joseph, 1765 or 6-1826. Poetical epistle to the enslaved Africans : in the character of an ancient negro, born a slave in Pennsylvania / edited by Raphael B. Moreen  |  Edwards, Jonathan, 1745-1801. Injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans : illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15, 1791 / edited by Sarah Gamertsfelder  |  Morton, Sarah Wentworth, 1759-1846. African chief  |  Oliver, Isabella, 1777-1843. On slavery  |  Alexander, Ann of York. Address to the inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina  |  Sipkins, Henry. Oration on the abolition of the slave trade : delivered in the African church in the city of New York, January 2, 1809 / edited by Laura Ferguson  |  Forten, James, 1766-1842. Letters from A man of colour on a late bill before the Senate of Pennsylvania / edited by Nicolas Osborne  |  King, Rufus, 1755-1827. Papers relative to the restriction of slavery : speeches of Mr. King, in the Senate, and of Messrs. Taylor & Talmadge in the House of Representatives, of the United States, on the bill for authorising the people of the territory of Missouri to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of the same into the Union : in the session of 1818-19, with a report of a committee of the Abolition Society of Delaware / edited by Eric C. Steinhart  |  Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery : and the relief of free Negroes, unlawfully held in bondage ... To which are added the Acts of the General assembly of Pennsylvania for the gradual abolition of slavery / edited by Sam Rosenfeld
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Minutes of the proceedings of a Convention of Delegates from the Abolition Societies Established in Different Parts of the United States : assembled at Philadelphia, on the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, and continued, by adjournments, until the seventh day of the same month, inclusive / edited by Jennifer Randazzo.

American in Algiers, or, The patriot of seventy-six in captivity : a poem in two cantos / edited by Micah Guster.


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