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The American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1839, Vol 1 No. 4. 48 pages, 4 5/8" x 7 1/4". New York "Published for the American Anti-Slavery Society. S.W. Benedict, 143, Nassau Street." More than a dozen engravings of injustices done to blacks and those who oppose slavery included. These engravings include: "The Nation's Act. Man Auction at the Capital. A Freeman Sold," "Colored Scholars Excluded From Schools" and "The Nation Robbing an Indian Chief of His Wife," Articles include: "What Have the Free States to do With Slavery?," "Emancipated Slaves Can Take Care of Themselves" and "Will the Free States Make a New Slave State?" A content-rich publication concerning the divisive issue of slavery in America. The Almanacs of the American Anti-Slavery Society began publication in 1838 as a means of publicizing the plight of blacks in America. One major component of these publications was the inclusion of engravings, a powerful means of informing the public of the horrors of Slavery. This particular Almanac focused largely on the suffering of free blacks and abolitionists in the North. Very fine condition.
The American ANTI-SLAVERY ALMANAC For 1839
The American ANTI-SLAVERY ALMANAC For 1839
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $420.00
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

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