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Quincy, Edmund (1808-1877) National Anti-Slavery Standard. [Vol. 11, no. 35, whole no. 555 (January 23, 1851)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.38 Author/Creator: Quincy, Edmund (1808-1877) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 23 January 1851 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 64.5 x 47 cm.

Summary of Content: With previous owner's signature (John Russell) signed along right margin of first page. Contains articles on the "The Higher Law" (a Thanksgiving sermon of Reverend Richard Storrs), the Seventeenth National Anti-Slavery Bazaar, and miscellaneous other reports. Fourth page contains the conclusion of "Travels in America," a lecture by George William Howard Carlisle, the seventh Earl of Carlisle. Edited by Quincy and James Russell Lowell. Published weekly by the American Anti-Slavery Society.

People: Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter)., 1821-1900

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Anti-Slavery SocietySlaveryAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementThanksgivingReligionExpositions and FairsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTravelHolidays and Celebrations

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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