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Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) An appeal for the Sabbath.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04717.42 Author/Creator: Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 29.5 x 23.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Smith declares, "the spirit of the age and the tide of our prosperity threaten to wrest from us this most precious institution of the Creator of the world." Includes a printed patterned border.

Background Information: Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.

People: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Reform MovementReligion

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