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American Anti-Slavery Society National Anti-Slavery Standard. [Vol. 19, no.15 (August 28, 1858)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.30 Author/Creator: American Anti-Slavery Society Place Written: Type: Newspaper Date: 28 August 1858 Pagination: 4 p. ; 65.3 x 47 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of the "National Anti-Slavery Standard" dated August 28, 1858. This issue features a poem "Peace in God" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The newspaper also features a section of articles that are pro slavery. There is also an article concerning a Captain Baylis of the Keziah who was arrested and faces forty years in jail for transporting five escaped enslaved people on his ship. The newspaper also contains advertisements and notices of meetings.

People: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Baylis, William B., fl. 1858

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AbolitionAfrican American AuthorAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansAmerican Anti-Slavery Society MemberAmerican Anti-Slavery SocietyUnderground RailroadRunaway SlaveEnslaved peopleSlave RebellionSlavery

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