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The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter Newspaper Vol I No.4 and 5, September, 1840 double issue. 16 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 forth and fifth double issue includes articles about:correspondence to Henry Clay from Joseph John Gurney,anti slavery meetings across the country, update about the Africans of the Amistad in good health and learning to read while in captivity, description of the African leaders including drawings of Cinque, Gilabaru and James Covey, Newspaper and church involvement in the abolitionist movement, much more.


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


9 x 14 in


2 oz

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Abolitionist newspaper Sep 1840

Estimate $400 - $500Jan 19, 2019