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Parker, Theodore (1810-1860) The trial of Theodore Parker for the "misdemeanor" of a speech in Faneuil Hall against kidnapping, before the circuit court of the United States...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.096 Author/Creator: Parker, Theodore (1810-1860) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Book Date: 1855 Pagination: 1 v. : 221 p. ; 24.9 x 16.1 cm.

Summary of Content: (title continues)... at Boston, April 3, 1855. With the defence. Published for the author. Other works by Parker are listed on the last two pages.

Background Information: Parker was a Unitarian theologian, pastor, scholar, and social reformer active in the antislavery movement. Faneuil Hall, built in 1742, is a Boston market building.

People: Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: US ConstitutionLawCongressAbolitionAfrican American HistorySlaveryReform MovementReligionLawGovernment and CivicsCriminals and OutlawsTranscendentalistEnslaved people

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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