The Liberty Bell by Friends of Freedom

Title

The Liberty Bell by Friends of Freedom

Subject

Slavery -- United States.

Description

Maria Weston Chapman was an abolitionist who helped found and lead the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society in 1832. At the 1839 fair, she debuted The Liberty Bell, an annual gift book that she edited and published to be sold at the fairs. It contained poetry and essays by various authors on the antislavery theme. This 1851 edition contains pieces by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Martineau, Caroline Healey Dall, Caroline Weston, Wm. Lloyd Garrison, T. Wentworth Higginson and by Weston herself.

Creator

Weston, Maria Chapman (1806-1885)

Source

Title page

Publisher

Boston: National Anti-Slavery Bazaar

Date

1851

Format

Journal, magazine : Periodical

Files

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Citation

Weston, Maria Chapman (1806-1885), “The Liberty Bell by Friends of Freedom,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed May 27, 2022, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/21.