The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: with a Memoir of Her Life and Character, by Benjamin Lundy

Title

The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: with a Memoir of Her Life and Character, by Benjamin Lundy

Subject

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret, -- 1807-1834.
Slavery -- United States -- Poetry.

Description

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (1807-1834), author, poet and abolitionist, was 18 when her poem "The Slave Ship" won a literary prize and brought her to the attention of antislavery advocate Benjamin Lundy. She wrote for and edited the "Ladies' Repository" section of his newspaper, in which she addressed the issues of slavery, pacificism, and the mistreatment of Indians.

Creator

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret (1807-1834)

Source

Frontispice
Title page

Publisher

Philadelphia: Lemuel Howell

Date

1836

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Citation

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret (1807-1834), “The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: with a Memoir of Her Life and Character, by Benjamin Lundy,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed May 27, 2022, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/14.