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Hamilton was a lawyer, state representative, and the 11th Governor of Texas. The Impartial Suffrage League was founded in Boston in 1866. League members expressed support for women’s suffrage, but the league’s constitution was confined to attaining…

Josiah Henson (1789-1883) was an author, abolitionist, and minister. The public originally believed that Henson's life story was the basis for the character of Uncle Tom in her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.

After receiving accusations of misrepresenting slavery in her earlier publication Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Stowe published this work to document the veracity of the depiction of slavery in her novel.

Henry Drisler was an American scholar ardently opposed slavery. In 1861, Hopkins wrote his “The Bible View of Slavery” in which he criticized abolitionists and declared that there was no basis for ending slavery based on the Bible. In this work,…


This report prints her address in full, as well as prints remarks by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Owen, Oliver Johnson, Francis Abbot, et al.


Child’s vehement anti-slavery position was greeted with hostility and a boycott of her books. This pamphlet calls for immediate emancipation.

Lydia Maria Child was one of the first American women to make a career from her writing. She completed her first novel at the age of 22. In the Anti-Slavery Catechism, Child has appropriated a format usually reserved for religion, thereby infusing…

Lydia Maria Child was a noted abolitionist, women's rights advocate, scholar and popular author. This publication was the first book of the American abolitionist movement, and it is one of the key documents in the movement.

The first slave narrative written by a woman.

Maria Weston Chapman (1806-1885) was named to the executive board of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1840 and helped to edit its newspaper, The Liberator. In 1844, she helped found and co-edit the Anti-Slavery Standard. This anthology contains…
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