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Antislavery Collection, 1845-1851 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

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Title: Antislavery Collection, 1845-1851Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 11/01/2022

Subjects: Antislavery movements.

Languages: English

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This artificial collection consists of materials relating to the abolition of slavery. It consists of two issues of the Anti-Slavery Bugle published in Ohio. The 1851 issue includes a letter from Kentucky abolitionist, Cassius M. Clay.

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Antislavery movements.

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Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Acquisition Source: Lessor Books


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Item 1: Anti-Slavery Bugle, 26 Sep 1845Add to your cart.
Publication of the Ohio American Anti-Slavery Society, later known as the Western Anti-Slavery Society. This issue mockingly compares polygamy and slavery, epmhasizing that each is "authorized and even recommended by the Scriptures;" prints a letter from the Kentucky abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay; reports on various anti-slavery meetings; a column on the fugitive slave law; and other contemporary matters relating to the slavery controversy.
Item 2: Anti-Slavery Bugle, 8 Mar 1851Add to your cart.
Topics include the American Board of Foreign Missions is in fact "a pro-slavery, anti-christian organization," citing chapter and verse in demonstrating this inconvenient truth. Anti-slavery meetings are reported, as is material on the Binney presidential campaign. Two poems are contributed, one of them entitled, 'The Slave's Appeal.'


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