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The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter Newspaper Vol I No.19 and 20 April, 1841 double issue. 16 pages which are usually stitch-bound. This paper does not open like a book. It unfolds to 24" x 36". I was 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 nineteenth and twentieth double issue includes articles about: the inauguration of President Harrison, interstate controversy, Louis Tappan letters, an accounting of expenses incurred for the living and defense of the Amistad Africans 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 Apr 1841

Estimate $400 - $500Jan 19, 2019