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American Anti-Slavery Society Proceedings of the American Anti-Slavery Society, at its third decade, held in the City of Philadelphia, Dec. 3d and 4th, 1863.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05821 Author/Creator: American Anti-Slavery Society Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1864 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Contain an appendix and a catalogue of anti-slavery publications in America from 1750-1863. Includes writings and/or speeches by William Lloyd Garrison (Anti-slavery Society President), Henry Ward Beecher, Stephen S. Foster, Abby Kelley Foster, Susan B. Anthony, Oliver Johnson, Lucy Stone, Frederick Douglass, and John Greenleaf Whittier, among others. Bound in yellow paper cover.

People: American Anti-Slavery Society.
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
Foster, Stephen Symonds, 1809-1881.
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887.
Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889.
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: American Anti-Slavery Society, Reform Movement, Slavery, African American History, Abolition, Woman Author, Women's History, Literature and Language Arts, African American Author

Sub Era: The American Civil War