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U.S. 19TH CENTURY SLAVERY: ABOLITION AND ANTI-ABOLITION

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Estimate $500 - $750
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Small group of ephemera: 1.) 1862 oblong 4to 1 page printed Emancipation Proclamation broadside boldly headed "Act of Justice. / By The President Of The United States Of America. / A PROCLAMATION..." Signed in the type by Lincoln and Seward. 2.) 1852 small 4to 31 page printed booklet titled "Freedom National; Slavery Sectional. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner of Massachusetts on His Motion To Repeal The Fugitive Slave Bill. 3.) 1833 narrow folio 1 page printed anti-abolition broadside boldly headed "Grand Celumbrashum Ob De Bobalation Socity Ob De Fift Of Uly, 1833." 4.) Undated 8vo printed 16 page chapbook "No. 53" titled "The African Servant: An Authentic Narrative. By Rev. Legh Richmond." 7th edition printed for the American Tract Society. 5.) 1836 8vo 39 page printed booklet promoting the Van Buren and Morton presidential campaign titled "An Address, Delivered Before An Assembly of Citizens...At Faneuil Hall...Boston July 4, 1836 By David Henshaw." 6.) 1921 8vo 245 page hardcover book "The Anti-Slavery Crusade: A Chronicle of The Gathering Storm By Jesse Macy." Oxford U. Press 7.) Woven-silk Lincoln memorial ribbon. 8.) 19th/20th century anti-slavery figural brass doorknocker depicting William Wilberforce. 9.) Three anti-slavery newspapers: The Pa. Freeman (1/7/1846 and 3/11/1846 editions) and the NY Tribune (11/10/1860 with extensive coverage of "The Election: Slavery vs. Freedom..." Dimensions: Largest (New-York Tribune) - 22" H x 16.5" W; Smallest (Wilberforce doorknocker) - 2.5" W x 1.25" D x 4.75"H; Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Americana: Estate of Dr. Alan York & Others
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