Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings 1760-1820 / general editor, James G. Basker ; associate editors Justine Ahlstrom ... [et al.].
- New York : Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2005
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Includes: Benezet, Anthony 1713-1784. Observations on the inslaving, importing, and purchasing of Negroes : with some advice thereon, extracted from the epistle of the Yearly-Meeting of the people called Quakers, held at London in the year 1758.
- Includes: Cooper, David 1725-1795. Mite cast into the treasury, or, Observations on slave-keeping.
- Includes: Cooper, David 1725-1795. Serious address to the rulers of America on the inconsistency of their conduct respecting slavery.
- Includes: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.
- Includes: Poetical epistle to the enslaved Africans : in the character of an ancient negro, born a slave in Pennsylvania ; but liberated some years since, and instructed in useful learning, and the great truths of Christianity : with a brief historical introduction, and biographical notices of some of the earliest advocated for that oppressed class of our fellow-creatures.
- Includes: Edwards, Jonathan 1745-1801. Injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans.
- Includes: Three anti-slavery woman writers: the African chief and an excerpt from Beacon Hill by Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton ; On slavery by Isabella Oliver Sharp; and An address to the inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina by Ann Alexander.
- Includes: Convention of Delegates from the Abolition Societies Established in Different Parts of the United States. Minutes of the proceedings of a Convention of Delegates from the Abolition Societies Established in Different Parts of the United States : assembled at Philadelphia, on the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, and continued, by adjournments, until the seventh day of the same month, inclusive.
- Includes: The American in Algiers, or, The patriot of seventy-six in captivity : a poem in two cantos.
- Includes: Sipkins, Henry. Oration on the abolition of the slave trade.
- Includes: Forten, James 1766-1842. Letters from A man of colour on a late bill before the Senate of Pennsylvania.
- Includes: King, Rufus 1755-1827. Papers relative to the restriction of slavery.
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