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The Liberator. Boston, MA: Robert F. Wallcut, April 14, 1865. 4pp, 17.5 x 25 in. Anti-slavery newspaper containing inside page "stacked" headlines and a full column of detailed coverage on the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union General U.S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, VA - thus marking the end of the Civil War. The issue also includes a prominent headline and full column report of the capture of the Confederate capital of Richmond to Union forces, thus precipitating the events that led to Lee's surrender just six days later.

Very important anti-slavery newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp, featuring the two most significant events marking the end of the Civil War.


Typical folds, with some light toning at few folds. Some light wear along edges, including short tears/chips. Otherwise very fine, clean condition. 

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Anti-Slavery Newspaper, Liberator, Covering Surrender

Estimate $600 - $800Jun 22, 2018