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The liberator. v.1:no.12(1831:Mar.19)

The liberator. v.1:no.12(1831:Mar.19)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, 1837 Dec[ember] 18

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabe...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Elizabeth Pease Nichol regarding the books and pamphlets she has sent her and her "English sisters." She discusses emancipation in the West Indies and the anti-slavery cause in Grea... More

Letter from Charles Sumner, [Boston, Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1842 Nov[ember] 30

Letter from Charles Sumner, [Boston, Massachusetts], to Maria Weston C...

Charles Sumner writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to fugitive slaves. He writes, "It may not be deemed expedient for the bar to adopt a rule according to which each member shall refuse his professional a... More

Traversée : danse de nègres. - A group of men standing on top of a boat

Traversée : danse de nègres. - A group of men standing on top of a boa...

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Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Feb[ruary] 16th

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Fe...

John Rand writes to Samuel May describing the visit of Lucy Stone to Milford and a lecture she delivered in the town. Rand reports that Stone "found with us a cordial welcome" and was introduced to the meeting ... More

Letter from Elizabeth Swan Mawson, Ashfield, Gateshead on Tyne, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Aug[u]st 21st, 1877
Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; June 15-30
Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1852 June 5t

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William...

Giles B. Stebbins writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him an obituary (not included) "of our much loved friend Susan R. Doty." Stebbins recalls that Garrison visited "her pleasant home a year since with Ge... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, New York, to Helen Eliza Garrison, May 12, 1858

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, New York, to Helen Eliza Garrison,...

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Letter from Susan Taber, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Deborah Weston, 1838 [May] 22

Letter from Susan Taber, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Deborah West...

[Susan Taber?] writes to Debora Weston in regards the anti-slavery society preparing materials for a sale to raise funds. She writes of her surprise for the news of Angelina E. Grimke's marriage to Theodore T. ... More

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, [Andover, Massachusetts], to Phillips, Sampson & Company, [1856] July 13

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, [Andover, Massachusetts], to Philli...

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to Mr. Phillips of Phillips, Sampson & Company in regards to her publishing deadline for her next anti-slavery novel "Dred." She writes, "Between now & the 30th are only about 12 wo... More

A sketch from God's description of the " Consequences of Emancipation." Isa.58

A sketch from God's description of the " Consequences of Emancipation....

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The separation of a family of slaves after being seized & sold upon a warrant of destraint for their masters debts. As described in Bickells "West Indies as they are," page 16&17.

The separation of a family of slaves after being seized & sold upon a ...

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Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the suppression of the African slave trade

Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the su...

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John W. Dungee. - Public domain dedication image
John Brown. - Public domain portrait engraving

John Brown. - Public domain portrait engraving

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Copy of letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, New York, to Rufus Anderson, March 9, 1835

Copy of letter from Amos Augustus Phelps, New York, to Rufus Anderson,...

A.A. Phelps writes to Rufus Anderson about the article Anderson published in the Missionary Herald, entitled “Extract from a communication of Doct. Hall to the Maryland Colonization Society.” Supplying informat... More

Letter from John Quincy Adams Edgell, West Newbury, to Amos Augustus Phelps and John Gulliver, May 13 1839

Letter from John Quincy Adams Edgell, West Newbury, to Amos Augustus P...

John Quincy Adams Edgell and G. B. Penny write to the pastor of the Free Church of Boston regarding a meeting to be held in the Centre Church regarding the installation of J. A. Martyn as pastor of the Centre C... More

Partial journal entries by Anne Warren Weston, Friday 14 [through] Monday 18 [Sept. 1849?]

Partial journal entries by Anne Warren Weston, Friday 14 [through] Mon...

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Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, [1853] Dec[ember] 22nd

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andover, [Massachusetts], to Willia...

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to William Lloyd Garrison suggesting "a set of anti-slavery lectures [be held] in Boston this winter similar to that in New York and Worcester." Stowe offers to pay "the expenses of... More

Letter from William P. Powell, Liverpool, [England], to Samuel May, April 5th, 1854

Letter from William P. Powell, Liverpool, [England], to Samuel May, Ap...

Powell speaks strongly against the pro-slavery Americans he has seen on the ships in Liverpool Harbor. He tells May that "American liberty is a mockery, British liberty is an existing fact." Powell likens Frede... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1848; May-Aug
The liberator. v.5:no.33(1835:Aug.15)

The liberator. v.5:no.33(1835:Aug.15)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Wrapping paper relating to the memoir of Samuel Joseph May from Samuel May, [after 1871]

Wrapping paper relating to the memoir of Samuel Joseph May from Samuel...

This manuscript is a piece of paper that Samuel May wrapped around the papers relating to the memoir for his cousin, Samuel Joseph May, who "died at Syracuse, N.Y. July 1, 1871." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to George William Benson, Oct. 20, 1837
Letter from Joseph Lupton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, [England], to Samuel May, October 16th / '51

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, [England], to Samue...

Lupton says that he has shipped two boxes of contributions from Leeds for the anti-slavery fair. He gives a brief account of the contents of the boxes and speaks particularly of a screen. Lupton also informs Ma... More

Letter from Mary Carpenter, Bristol, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Mar[ch] 5. [18]77

Letter from Mary Carpenter, Bristol, [England], to William Lloyd Garri...

Mary Carpenter informs William Lloyd Garrison of her pleasure at having learned from Harriet Lupton of Garrison's proposal to visit England. Carpenter states her hopes that Garrison will pay them an early visit... More

Letter from Thomas Hughes, Lincoln's Inn, 3 Old Square, London, to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept. 9 / [18]64

Letter from Thomas Hughes, Lincoln's Inn, 3 Old Square, London, to Wil...

Hughes writes Garrison to offer his congratuations & respects concerning Garrison's support of Abraham Lincoln's re-election, & denounces those within the American Abolition movement which have broken with Garr... More

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Francis Jackson Garrison, Nov. 3, 1869
Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for the quarter ending April 1st 1838 and various receipts

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for...

An itemized expense account, with the receipt signed by A.A. Phelps on April 10 1838, and three additional receipts: (1) for payment made by "New England Anti-Slavery Society" to “Dutton & Wentworth, Dr.” for a... More

Aaron Powell. - A black and white photo of a man with a beard

Aaron Powell. - A black and white photo of a man with a beard

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The purchaser of the husband has sent to have him dragged away. As he does not wish for the 'balance' of the family, they have been taken by different purchasers.

The purchaser of the husband has sent to have him dragged away. As he ...

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Escape with a lady, as her coachman, with master's horse and carriage.

Escape with a lady, as her coachman, with master's horse and carriage.

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Escape of eleven passengers from Maryland in two carriages; Escaping with masters carriages and horses.

Escape of eleven passengers from Maryland in two carriages; Escaping w...

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Heavy weights - arrival of a party at League Island; Fifteen escaped in this schooner.

Heavy weights - arrival of a party at League Island; Fifteen escaped i...

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The benevolent effects of abolishing the slave trade or the planter instructing his negro.

The benevolent effects of abolishing the slave trade or the planter in...

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Hurrah! hurrah! the Union! - Public domain music sheet scan
Letter from George Waters, Holden, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1838 Jan[uar]y 22

Letter from George Waters, Holden, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus P...

George Waters write Amos A. Phelps about the sentiments of several ministers in the vicinity of Holden, concerning anti-slavery. He writes of Revered Alisha Scanson of Southborough who "professed himself Anti-S... More

Letter from Mrs. Mary Welsh, Montpelier, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapman, May 15th, 1845

Letter from Mrs. Mary Welsh, Montpelier, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Mar...

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Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Henry Clarke Wright, Sept. 23, 1846
Grand celebration : In mass meeting, on Independence Day : the managers of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society have made arrangements for a grand celebration.. in the.. grove, at Abington.. : Edmund Quincy, Sec'y. Francis Jackson, Pres.

Grand celebration : In mass meeting, on Independence Day : the manager...

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Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8th, 1849

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8...

Lupton informs May that he is sending a box of contributions for the Anti-Slavery Fair. He apologizes for its small size, saying that there are so many other charitable demands on the people of Leeds that the a... More

Letter from John Goings, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, [18]52 Sept[ember] 28th

Letter from John Goings, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, ...

John Gorings writes to Samuel May reporting that they "had a very interesting meeting here on Sunday last and [a] very crowded house all day," however "a great many were disappointed in not hearing Miss [Sallie... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]77 [August] 21

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Wi...

Eliza Wigham and her stepmother, Jane Wigham, write to William Lloyd Garrison expressing their regret that although they cannot be "present at the gathering of friends tomorrow in Liverpool" they wish to thank ... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; Sept. 1-16
Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Miscellany, 1863-1951; Newspaper clippings; Miscellaneous, undated; 3 of 14

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Miscellany, 1863-1951; Newspaper clippings; ...

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Anna E. Dickinson Papers: General Correspondence, 1859-1911; Edmunds, Fanny B., undated
Letter from Mary Brady, Leavy Greave, Sheffield, [England], to Maria Weston Chapman, Dec'r 30th, 1846

Letter from Mary Brady, Leavy Greave, Sheffield, [England], to Maria W...

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Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 29 1850

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garr...

Samuel Joseph May writes William Lloyd Garrison inviting him to the antislavery convention to take place on January 7-9, and requests that should Garrison be unable to attend that he assist May in persuading Ge... More

Letter from C. E. Weston, Reading, [Mass.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 24th, 1847

Letter from C. E. Weston, Reading, [Mass.], to Maria Weston Chapman, N...

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The mode of flogging slaves. As described in Bickells "West Indies as they are," page 13

The mode of flogging slaves. As described in Bickells "West Indies as ...

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Resurrection of Henry Box Brown.
Slaves chained together by the neck and driven to work on the roads. See Bickells "West Indies as they are," page 15

Slaves chained together by the neck and driven to work on the roads. S...

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Crossing the bay in a skiff. - Public domain dedication image

Crossing the bay in a skiff. - Public domain dedication image

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Free labor and slave labor. Great race between the North and the South.
Officers of the road; Samuel D. Burris, conductor.
Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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The case of William L. Chaplin : being an appeal to all respecters of law and justice, against the cruel and oppressive treatment to which, under color of legal proceedings, he has been subjected, in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland.

The case of William L. Chaplin : being an appeal to all respecters of ...

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Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 Feb[ruar]y 2nd

Letter from James Forten, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania], to William L...

James Forten writes to William Lloyd Garrison telling him "the Liberator is highly valued here by all who have had opportunity to judge of it and others who have already heard of it are very anxious to peruse i... More

Notes by Samuel May, [18--] - Public domain correspondence manuscripts

Notes by Samuel May, [18--] - Public domain correspondence manuscripts

May's apparent draft of a eulogy for Charles Calistus Burleigh is written on the inside of two opened envelopes. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Downfall of abolition, anti-slavery movement

Downfall of abolition, anti-slavery movement

This illustration in ink, titled "Downfall of abolition," depicts the anti-Garrison riot which occurred in Boston on October 21, 1835. It shows the rioters removing the sign from the Anti-Slavery Office and con... More

Letter from Edwin M. Gilbert, Columbia, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Decem 28th 1826

Letter from Edwin M. Gilbert, Columbia, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Decem...

In his letter to Amos A. Phelps, Edwin M. Gilbert expresses his approval of Phelps’s choice of profession in ministry. He relates some news around Lebanon, Conn. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Envelope from Maria Webb, Belfast, [Ireland], to Maria Weston Chapman, M[a]r[ch] 3, 1847

Envelope from Maria Webb, Belfast, [Ireland], to Maria Weston Chapman,...

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Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Feb[ruary] 16th

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Fe...

John Rand writes to Samuel May describing the visit of Lucy Stone to Milford and a lecture she delivered in the town. Rand reports that Stone "found with us a cordial welcome" and was introduced to the meeting ... More

Abington Anti-slavery Fair and levee : The Anti Slavery friends of Abington & vicinity will hold a fair & levee at Union Hall!

Abington Anti-slavery Fair and levee : The Anti Slavery friends of Abi...

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Letter from Caroline Atherton Mason, Fitchburg, Mass, to William Lloyd Garrison, June 29, [18]62

Letter from Caroline Atherton Mason, Fitchburg, Mass, to William Lloyd...

Caroline A. Mason forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a hymn to be sung at the anti-slavery "Gathering", as she doubts her ability to attend. Mason directs Garrison to have this hymn sang or suppressed as his di... More

Song lyrics: "The War Song," from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, [1867 February 16]

Song lyrics: "The War Song," from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusett...

Edmund Quincy sent this antislavery song of three stanzas, repeating the words "Reform! Reform!" after each one, to William Lloyd Garrison. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Wrapping paper relating to the memoir of Samuel Joseph May from Samuel May, [after 1871]

Wrapping paper relating to the memoir of Samuel Joseph May from Samuel...

This manuscript is a piece of paper that Samuel May wrapped around the papers relating to the memoir for his cousin, Samuel Joseph May, who "died at Syracuse, N.Y. July 1, 1871." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Miscellany, 1863-1951; Financial papers; Receipts; 1882
Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1837 [December] 21st

Letter from Charles Marriott, Hudson, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd G...

Charles Marriott writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him ten dollars to pay for a number of Liberator subscriptions. He then comments on recent events like the Clerical Appeal as causing him "sadness & som... More

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for the quarter ending April 1st 1838 and various receipts

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for...

An itemized expense account, with the receipt signed by A.A. Phelps on April 10 1838, and three additional receipts: (1) for payment made by "New England Anti-Slavery Society" to “Dutton & Wentworth, Dr.” for a... More

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for the quarter ending April 1st 1838 and various receipts

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for...

An itemized expense account, with the receipt signed by A.A. Phelps on April 10 1838, and three additional receipts: (1) for payment made by "New England Anti-Slavery Society" to “Dutton & Wentworth, Dr.” for a... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, October 15, 1878

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary Anne Rawson writes William Lloyd Garrison a few words concerning their recently-deceased mutual friend, George Thompson. Rawson states that despite her sense that "this poor earth seems the poorer" in Thom... More

Twenty-eight fugitives escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Twenty-eight fugitives escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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Two letters from Granville Sharp to Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville

Two letters from Granville Sharp to Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville

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A short sketch of the evidence delivered before a Committee of the House of Commons: for the abolition of the slave trade; to which is added a recommendation of the subject to the serious attention of people in general
Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

Forever Free: the story of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1832 March 6th

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willia...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Henry Egbert Benson reports to Garrison that some new subscribers have not yet received their first copies of the Liberator and sends him money for another new subscrib... More

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1833 [March] 19th

Letter from George William Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Will...

George William Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that he has "nothing new to communicate respecting the Canterbury affair" but he plans to travel there with Rev. Thomas Williams later in the... More

Letter from Arthur Tappan, [New York], to George Thompson, 1835 August 20

Letter from Arthur Tappan, [New York], to George Thompson, 1835 August...

Arthur Tappan sends George Thompson a ship order which states, "Shipped, In good order and well conditioned, by Judge Lynch, on board the Ship called the Incendiary whereof Arthur Tappan is master, for the pres... More

Letter from George Allen, Shrewsbury, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Mar. 31. 1838

Letter from George Allen, Shrewsbury, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Mar. 31...

George Allen writes to Amos. A. Phelps about the necessity of a new anti-slavery paper in Boston. He praises Dr. Porter ([the editor of New England Spectator]) for his work, but says the Spectator has “done its... More

Letter from Frederick Douglass, London, to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, 3d March 1847

Letter from Frederick Douglass, London, to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, 3d ...

Frederick Douglass writes to Elizabeth Pease to express his pleasure at her attention and welcome. He says the Darlington meeting was disappointing, and then talks about upcoming events. He says her brother sho... More

The plot exploded! : John H. Pearson & the bloodhounds : the Vigilance Committee give their fellow citizens to understand that they have for several days known the plan by which Thomas Sims.. is to be dragged back from the soil of Massachusetts without trial

The plot exploded! : John H. Pearson & the bloodhounds : the Vigilance...

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Barbarous mode of punishing a slave with the paddle
Letter from Francis John Higginson, Brattleboro, to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, June 20th, [1854]

Letter from Francis John Higginson, Brattleboro, to Thomas Wentworth H...

Discusses legal matters relevant to the recipient’s arrest and upcoming trial, and sends supports. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.31:no.12(1861:Mar.22)

The liberator. v.31:no.12(1861:Mar.22)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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