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Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) The Liberator. [Vol. 9, no. 26 (June 28, 1839)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.49 Author/Creator: Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 28 June 1839 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 62 x 45.8 cm.

Summary of Content: With previous owner's signature ([I.] Stearns) in top margin of first page. Includes articles on the "Refuge of Oppression" and women in the Anti-Slavery Society. Contains resolutions from the Ohio Anti-Slavery Society and other miscellaneous reports. Garrison serves as editor, Isaac Knapp as printer, and Oliver Johnson as general agent. Discolored in creases.

People: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889
Knapp, Isaac, 1804-1843

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementWomen's History

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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