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American Anti-Slavery Society National Anti-Slavery Standard. [Vol. 22, no. 9, whole no. 1,101 (July 13, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.45 Author/Creator: American Anti-Slavery Society Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspapers Date: 13 July 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Includes a message from President Abraham Lincoln, a speech of abolitionist Wendell Phillips, and miscellaneous other reports. Published weekly by the American Anti-Slavery Society.

People: American Anti-Slavery Society.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: American Anti-Slavery Society, Slavery, African American History, Abolition, Reform Movement, Presidential Speeches & Proclamations, President, Union Forces

Sub Era: Age of Jackson Lincoln