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To the people of Kentucky. Fellow citizens [A plea for emancipation and for the election to the convention of persons favourable to it]. [Franklin Co.? Kentucky, April? 1799].

To the people of Kentucky. Fellow citizens [A plea for emancipation an...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 21, Folder 14.

A Kick at the Broad Bottoms! i.e. - "Emancipation of All the Talents" / Js. Gillray, inv. & fec.

A Kick at the Broad Bottoms! i.e. - "Emancipation of All the Talents" ...

King George III, his face hidden by a pillar, grabs the pigtail of Lord Grenville, and holds his scepter as if ready to strike Grenville. Members of the government, including Howick, holding a torn copy of the ... More

Irish march of intellect; or, the happy result of emancipation / A Sharpshooter fec.

Irish march of intellect; or, the happy result of emancipation / A Sha...

Print shows a bare-foot Irish man and his son in the chamber of an English lord. Hoping to get his son placed as an apprentice, he introduces him to the English lord who is sitting in a chair, wearing wig and robe.

Letter from Francis Wayland, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 Nov[ember] 1

Letter from Francis Wayland, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Ll...

In this typed copy of a letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Francis Wayland explains his reasons for requesting Garrison stop sending him the Liberator. Wayland states that while he "believe[s] as strongly as any... More

Letter from F.A. Kingsbury to Mary Weston

Letter from F.A. Kingsbury to Mary Weston

F.A. Kingsbury writes to Mary Weston a printed petition on abolishing slavery in Washington, D.C. The petition is incomplete. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from F.A. Kingsbury to Mary Weston

Letter from F.A. Kingsbury to Mary Weston

F.A. Kingsbury writes to Mary Weston a printed petition on abolishing slavery in Washington, D.C. The petition is incomplete. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1833 March 23d

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

Henry Egbert Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him money to pay for 8 subscriptions to the Liberator and 3 to the Abolitionist. Benson then mentions a "long letter from Friend [Arnold] Buffum .. r... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from Thomas Foxwell Buxton, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 Sept[embe]r 30

Letter from Thomas Foxwell Buxton, London, [England], to William Lloyd...

Thomas Fowell Buxton writes to William Lloyd Garrison thaking him for the letter introducing him to Robert Purvis and saying that while he only was able "to see him for a few moments," Purvis offered to bring t... More

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Letter from Ellis Gray Loring, Boston, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1835 Dec[ember] 5

Letter from Ellis Gray Loring, Boston, [Massachusetts], to William Llo...

Ellis Gray Loring writes to William Lloyd Garrison "in behalf of Susan Cabot, a sister of our friend Mrs. Follen, & a firm supporter of the abolition faith." Loring asks Garrison to write a letter of introducti... More

Letter from James F. Otis, Portland, [Maine], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1835 April 10

Letter from James F. Otis, Portland, [Maine], to William Lloyd Garriso...

James Frederick Otis writes to William Lloyd Garrison asking for "the best arguments against the payment, remunerative compensation of slaveholders, in care of abolition. Where is what you have written & said o... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Weston, 1835 Nov[ember] 15

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Westo...

Sophia Davenport writes to Caroline Weston in regards to her journey to St. Louis. She discussed slavery with James Clark and his mother, who visited the south and believes "after she had been there a short tim... More

Letter, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Sophia Davenport, 1836 Nov[ember] 10

Letter, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Sophia Davenport, 1836 Nov[ember] 10

Sophia Davenport writes to Miss Weston thanking her her for her letters and sending books. She says she has read part of George Thompson's debate with [Robert J.] Breckenridge and Angelina Grimke's appeal. She ... More

Letter from Thomas G. Richmond, South Dartmouth, [Massachusetts], to Anne Warren Weston, 1836 Dec[ember] 12

Letter from Thomas G. Richmond, South Dartmouth, [Massachusetts], to A...

Thomas G. Richmond writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to his appreciation for the opportunity to do something for the slave. He says he was in Washington recently. He gives a dialogue of the slave markets,... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Brentwood, [New Hampshire], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1837 Oct[ober] 26

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Brentwood, [New Hampshire], to Amos Augustu...

Jonathan Ward writes Amos A. Phelps about anti-slavery matters, discussing various abolitionists and clergy involved in the society. He poses the question, "Can slavery be abolished without the aid of the clerg... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Plymouth, Massachusetts, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1838 September 11th

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Plymouth, Massachusetts, to Amos Augustus P...

Jonathan Ward writes Amos A. Phelps suggesting that agents of the society who are able to preach be permitted to do so in places where preaching is needed. He describes controversy in some of the churches in Pl... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Weston, [1838] Sept[ember] 25

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Westo...

Sophia Davenport writes to Caroline Weston in regards to her position as a governess in the home of the widow of General Ashley. She writes that this family is "one of the most affectionate, warm-hearted famili... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren Weston, [1838] June 30

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren We...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to a brief survey of her eighteen-day journey to Missouri. She recalls a conversation with a Virginian, Mr. Shepherd, and other abolitionists from Ohio a... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren Weston, 1838 Nov[ember] 20

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren We...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to describing her situation as governess in the home of Mrs. Ashley. She writes, "They have great respect for the character and habits of New England peo... More

Letter from Jacob Weston, Byfield, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1839 Sept[ember] 22

Letter from Jacob Weston, Byfield, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd G...

Jacob Weston writes to William Lloyd Garrison stating that while they do not know each other personally, "we are engaged in the same blessed work of Emancipation. I therefore call you Brother." He also thanks G... More

Letter from Jacob Weston, Byfield, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1839 Sept[ember] 22

Letter from Jacob Weston, Byfield, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd G...

Jacob Weston writes to William Lloyd Garrison stating that while they do not know each other personally, "we are engaged in the same blessed work of Emancipation. I therefore call you Brother." He also thanks G... More

Letter from Thomas Walter, Shrewsbury, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1839 June 19

Letter from Thomas Walter, Shrewsbury, [Massachusetts], to Amos August...

Thomas Walter Ward writes Amos A. Phelps discussing the meeting he has attended in which "the attention..has been drawn from the opper business of the society to wit, to free the Slave, and party feeling has be... More

Letter from Thomas Walter, Shrewsbury, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1839 June 19

Letter from Thomas Walter, Shrewsbury, [Massachusetts], to Amos August...

Thomas Walter Ward writes Amos A. Phelps discussing the meeting he has attended in which "the attention..has been drawn from the opper business of the society to wit, to free the Slave, and party feeling has be... More

Letter from Anna E. Cook, Hadley, [Massachusetts], 1839 Dec[ember] 25

Letter from Anna E. Cook, Hadley, [Massachusetts], 1839 Dec[ember] 25

Anna E. Cook writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to receiving the petitions to abolish slavery in Washington, D.C. she forwarded and her success in circulating them in Hadley. She writes, "The prospect wa... More

Letter from Wendell Phillips, London, [England], to George Thompson, [1839] July

Letter from Wendell Phillips, London, [England], to George Thompson, [...

Wendell Phillips writes to George Thompson in regards to being unable to go to Glasgow. He speaks of his debt of gratitude to the English abolitionists from their American followers. He is rejoiced to hear of t... More

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Abington, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1839 August 29th

Letter from Jonathan Ward, Abington, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus...

Jonathan Ward writes to Amos A. Phelps discussing his approval of the new formation of the new abolitionist society and the establishment of a new newspaper. He writes "I hope it will be conducted on such princ... More

Letter from George Bradburn, Nantucket, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1839 Sept[ember] 3

Letter from George Bradburn, Nantucket, [Massachusetts], to William Ll...

George Bradburn writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him a copy of the Nantucket Inquirer newspaper, which contained a letter he wrote "on the subject of British emancipation in the West Indies." Bradburn c... More

Letter from Mary Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapman, [18]39 March 4

Letter from Mary Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapma...

Mary Wigham writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to re-opening correspondence with her which was discontinued by her predecessor. She writes of support from fellow laborers from "this side of the atlantic.... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbia], to John Anderson Collins and Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Dec[ember] 11

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbi...

Nathaniel B. Borden writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the assertion that abolitionists are increasing in numbers and that the slaveholders realize it. The reports of the secretaries of the navy and w... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbia], to John Anderson Collins and Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Dec[ember] 11

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbi...

Nathaniel B. Borden writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the assertion that abolitionists are increasing in numbers and that the slaveholders realize it. The reports of the secretaries of the navy and w... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbia], to John Anderson Collins and Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Dec[ember] 11

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbi...

Nathaniel B. Borden writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the assertion that abolitionists are increasing in numbers and that the slaveholders realize it. The reports of the secretaries of the navy and w... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Feb[ruary] 25

Letter from Quincy Edmund, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to Maria Weston Ch...

Edmund Quincy writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the Lochid sailling for Haiti on Saturday. He writes about his views on how African Americans can progress culturally when freed. He refers to the "Hou... More

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbia], to John Anderson Collins and Maria Weston Chapman, 1841 Dec[ember] 11

Letter from Nathaniel B. Borden, Washington City. [District of Columbi...

Nathaniel B. Borden writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to the assertion that abolitionists are increasing in numbers and that the slaveholders realize it. The reports of the secretaries of the navy and w... More

Letter from Reuben Whitcomb, Jr, [Cambridge, Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1842 May 12

Letter from Reuben Whitcomb, Jr, [Cambridge, Massachusetts], to Amos A...

Reuben Whitcomb Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps about availability of maintaining a Mission in the West Indies. He writes that "if Slavery in our land is so great an evil as it is thought to be, if the emancipated... More

Letter from William Wilberforce to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1844 Nov[ember]

Letter from William Wilberforce to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1844 Nov[embe...

Wilberforce writes to Amos A. Phelps giving his permission to have his opinions argued. The manuscript writes, "the grand question is how this great will in our land may be removed; and in order to this it was ... More

Letter from Johnn Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], to Richard Davis Webb, 1845 November 13

Letter from Johnn Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], to Richard Davis ...

John Bishop Estlin writes to Richard Davis Webb in regards to the refusal of the municipal Unitarian Ministers to sign the "Address" sent a year and a half ago to America. He writes, "the letters of all the obj... More

Letter from Edward Royall Tyler to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1845 July 18

Letter from Edward Royall Tyler to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1845 July 18

Edward Royall Tyler writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to a package he shipped a few weeks prior of his file, New Englanders for London. He intends to print much on slavery and desires Phelps' assistance in mo... More

Letter from George Bradburn, Boston, [Massachusetts], to George Thompson, 1846 Jan[uary] 2

Letter from George Bradburn, Boston, [Massachusetts], to George Thomps...

George Bradburn writes to George Thompson thanking him for his attention in England and Scotland. He hears of him and his "noble doings." He writes of his passage home in which he had "frequent discussions with... More

Letter from Catherine Clarkson, Ipswich, [England], to John Bishop Estlin, 1846 May 12

Letter from Catherine Clarkson, Ipswich, [England], to John Bishop Est...

Catherine Clarkson writes to John Bishop Estlin in her first letter written on May 12, 1846 regarding his previous letter to her husband and the delay in reading it to him. She writes of her husband's publicati... More

Emancipation proclamation, [Ornamental rendition of the Emancipation Proclamation].

Emancipation proclamation, [Ornamental rendition of the Emancipation P...

Ornamental rendition of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Proclamation of freedom millions! The emancipation proclamation.
Letter from Isabella Massie, Upper Clapton, [England], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1850 Sep[tember] 7

Letter from Isabella Massie, Upper Clapton, [England], to Mary Anne Es...

Isabella Massie writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to two copies of her father's reply which has been forwarded to John Scoble. She agrees with John Bishop Estlin's sentiment that anti-slavery societies shou... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

Letter from John Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], 1853 December

There is a separate article attached to the front of this letter from the Liberator (volume XXIII, no.30) issued in Boston, July 29, 1853, titled, "West India Emancipation: Celebration At Framingham." The artic... More

Letter from John Pierpont, Medford, [Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 21 July 1853

Letter from John Pierpont, Medford, [Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison...

John Pierpont writes William Lloyd Garrison at the direction of "Brother May" concerning the invitation from May to "be present and say something" at the celebration of "West India abolition". Pierpont asserts ... More

map from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, comprising the Windward and Leeward Islands' military command; founded on notes and observations collected during a three years residence"

map from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, compri...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, comprising the Windward and Leeward Islands' military command; founded on notes and observations collected ... More

map from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, comprising the Windward and Leeward Islands' military command; founded on notes and observations collected during a three years residence"

map from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, compri...

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "The West Indies, before and since Slave Emancipation, comprising the Windward and Leeward Islands' military command; founded on notes and observations collected ... More

Hymns and songs for the celebration of British West India emancipation, at Abington, July 31, 1858 ... Boston. Prentiss, Sawyer & company, printers, 19 Water Street.

Hymns and songs for the celebration of British West India emancipation...

Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 63, Folder 15.

Important discussion on slavery. There will be a discussion at Chapman Hall, on Wednesday Eve., Dec. 15 [1858] on the following question: Is the American slave better off in his present condition than he would be by a speedy emancipation. Betwee

Important discussion on slavery. There will be a discussion at Chapman...

Slavery.; O'Reilly, Charles D.; Wright, John F. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 63... More

Letter from Charles Wheeler Denison, Bordentown, N.J., to Charles Wheeler Denison, Jan. 25, 1858

Letter from Charles Wheeler Denison, Bordentown, N.J., to Charles Whee...

Denison writes: "Having resided some time in the West Indies, in the capacity of United States Consul for the Colony of British Guiana, and having carefully observed the workings of the English Emancipation Act... More

Letter from Theodore Parker, Rome, [Italy], to Matilda Goddard and Rebecca Goddard, 1859 Nov[ember] 26

Letter from Theodore Parker, Rome, [Italy], to Matilda Goddard and Reb...

Theodore Parker writes to Rebecca and Matilda Goddard in regards to consoling them on their mother's death. He also discusses John Brown's case. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1860 August 17

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garri...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, George Thompson writes about celebrations for the anniversary of Emancipation Day in the British West Indies on August 1st made by the London Emancipation Committee. He... More

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1860 August 17

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garri...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, George Thompson writes about celebrations for the anniversary of Emancipation Day in the British West Indies on August 1st made by the London Emancipation Committee. He... More

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1860 August 17

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garri...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, George Thompson writes about celebrations for the anniversary of Emancipation Day in the British West Indies on August 1st made by the London Emancipation Committee. He... More