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Title Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings, 1760-1820 / general editor, James G. Basker ; associate editors Justine Ahlstrom [and others].
Publication Info. New York : Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2007.
Open Library Cover
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Description xvi, 372 pages : facsimiles ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-361) and index.
Contents Observations on the inslaving, importing and purchasing of Negroes (1760) and Notes on the slave trade (1781) / by Anthony Benezet, edited by Thomas Wolf, Harvard University -- A mite cast into the treasury: or, observations on slave-keeping (1772) / by David Cooper, edited by Kristin DeBusk, Texas Tech University -- A serious address to the rulers of America, on the inconsistency of their conduct respecting slavery (1783) / by David Cooper, edited by Rebecca Miller, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for promoting the abolition of slavery (1787) / edited by Sam Rosenfeld, Columbia University -- A poetical epistle to the enslaved Africans, in the character of an ancient negro (1790) / by Joseph Sansom, edited by Raphael B. Moreen, Princeton University -- The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade and of the slavery of the Africans... A sermon (1791) / by Jonathan Edwards, edited by Sarah Gamertsfelder, University of Maine -- Three anti-slavery woman writers: "the African chief" (1793; repr. 1823) and an excerpt from Beacon Hill (1797) by Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton; "On slavery" (1805) by Isabella Oliver Sharp; and An address to the inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina (1805) by Ann Alexander / edited by Kathryn Gin, Stanford University -- Minutes of the proceedings of a convention of delegates from the abolition societies established in different parts of the United States (1794) / edited by Jennifer Randazzo, University of Notre Dame -- The American in Algiers, or the patriot of seventy-six in captivity (1797) / [anonymous], edited by J. Micah Guster, Tennessee State University -- An oration on the abolition of the slave trade (1809) / by Henry Sipkins, edited by Laura Ferguson, Oregon State University -- Letters from a man of colour, on a late bill before the senate of Pennsylvania (1813) / [byJames Forten?], edited by Nicholas Osborne, Johns Hopkins University -- Papers relative to the restriction of slavery. Speeches of Mr. King...on the bill for authorising the people of the territory of Missouri to form a constitution (1819) / edited by Eric C. Steinhart, St. Olaf College.
Subject Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Abolitionists -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Abolitionists -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 -- Sources.
Added Author Basker, James G., editor.
Ahlstrom, Justine, associate editor.
Added Title Collection of anti-slavery writings, 1760-1820
ISBN 9781932821369