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Lot 0230
The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter Newspaper Vol I No.3, August, 1840. 8 pages which are stitch-bound were published by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, which split off from the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1840 over a number of issues, including the increasing influence of anarchism (and an unwillingness to participate in the government’s political process), hostility to established religion, and feminism in the latter. Prominent members included the brothers Arthur and Lewis Tappan, Samuel Cornish, and Theodore S. Wright. This third issue includes articles about: political action, Christains in the South becoming uneasy due to their beliefs contradicting with the slaveholders thought processes, John Q. Adams presenting paperwork to Congress regarding the Amistad captives, as always, corresponcence and much more.

Condition

Center creased vertically and horizontally from folding. Pages are clean and bright, Covers lightly toned around edges only with age appropriate edge damage. This was stored in a damp building and may have a slight odor.

Dimensions

9 x 14 in

Weight

2 oz

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Abolitionist newspaper Aug 1840

Estimate $300 - $400Jan 19, 2019