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Quincy, Edmund (1808-1877) National Anti-Slavery Standard. [Vol. 11, no. 39, whole no. 559 (February 20, 1851)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.39 Author/Creator: Quincy, Edmund (1808-1877) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 20 February 1851 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 65.2 x 45.7 cm.

With previous owner's signature (John Russell) signed along right margin of first page. Small worm hole to center of front cover, affecting a slight amount of text. Contains selections from the Southern press, an article on "The Slavecatcher's Thanksgiving," and various other reports. Edited by Quincy and James Russell Lowell. Published weekly by the American Anti-Slavery Society.

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