Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings, 1760-1820 / general editor, James G. Basker ; associate editors Justine Ahlstrom ... [et al.].

Published
  • New York : Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2005
Physical description
xvi, 372 p. : facsims. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 19328221066
  • 1932821066
Local notes
  • Source of acquisition: Provenance : given by Dr. James G. Basker.
  • Source of acquisition: Presented by Dr James G. Basker
Notes
  • Associate editors: Justine Ahlstrom; Kathleen Barry; Siobhan Phinney; Nicole Seary; Sandra Trenholm and Thorin Tritter.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 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 -- A mite cast into the treasury, or, Observations on slave-keeping (1772) / by David Cooper ; edited by Kristin DeBusk -- A serious address to the rulers of America on the inconsistency of their conduct respecting slavery (1783) / by David Cooper ; edited by Rebecca Miller -- The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery (1787) / edited by Sam Rosenfeld -- A poetical epistle to the enslaved Africans , in the character of an ancient negro (1790) / by Joseph Sansom ; edited by Raphael B. Moreen -- 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 -- 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 Anne Alexander ; edited by Kathryn Gin -- 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 -- The American in Algiers, or, The patriot of seventy-six in captivity (1797) / edited by J. Micah Guster -- An oration on the abolition of the slave trade (1809) / by Henry Sipkins ; edited by Laura Ferguson -- Letters from A man of colour on a late bill before the Senate of Pennsylvania (1813) / by James Forten? ; edited by Nicolas Osborne -- 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.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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Trinity Hall: Jerwood Library 326.809 BAS
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Jesus College: Webb Library JES.BAR.26 Jesuan Collection
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