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Monody on the death of Francis Johnson

Monody on the death of Francis Johnson

A lamentation in the form of a poem composed for the funeral of the African American musician, Francis Johnson, who died on April 6,1844, and was buried in the cemetery of St. Thomas African Episcopal Church, P... More

To the members of the Anti-Lynching Bureau

To the members of the Anti-Lynching Bureau

An appeal by Wells-Barnett to African Americans to support the Anti-Lynching Bureau via membership and money at a time when lynchings were rising and newspaper accounts and interest declining. "Jan. 1st, 1902."... More

Peter at the gate

Peter at the gate

A religious poem about rewards and punishments on the Judgment Day. Cartoon edition published: St. Peter at the gate. Galesburg, Mich. : The Enterprise, 1893. Also available in digital form on the Library of Co... More

A valuable book

A valuable book

A system of horse training as taught by Professor J. S. Carroll, a famed Texas horse-trainer. Carroll talks first about the nature of horses, then how to train them. Cover title. Also available in digital form ... More

The first annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour in the United States : and the proceedings of the Society at their annual meeting in the city of Washington, on the first day of January, 1818

The first annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Fre...

Constitution of the society; discussions about raising membership, funds, etc., with the goal of resettling freed slaves in Africa or in regions designated by U.S. Congress. Resolutions and speeches towards the... More

The second annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour in the United States : with an appendix

The second annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Fr...

Report of the Society's progress toward exploring the coast of West Africa in search of a site for a future colony. The appendix contains journal extracts from the Society's West Africa expedition, with much at... More

The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States : with an appendix

The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Fre...

This third report of the Society is concerned with securing Congressional backing for establishment of an actual settlement in West Africa for freed U.S. slaves. It also details measures to suppress the interna... More

The fourth annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States : with an appendix

The fourth annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Fr...

This report details the effort to establish a colony of freed slaves in Africa and the difficulties encountered therewith. Extracts from letters of Rev. Daniel Coker, agent of the Society in Liberia, give a fir... More

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans : illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15, 1791

The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of t...

Logical arguments against slavery and the slave trade. Edwards advocates abolition of both in the U.S. and abroad. Appendix contains further agruments about manumission and alleged problem with it, especially i... More

A discourse delivered before the African Society in Boston, 15th of July, 1822, on the anniversary celebration of the abolition of the slave trade

A discourse delivered before the African Society in Boston, 15th of Ju...

An address by an African American minister before the African Society, a black organization. Traces the slave trade from antiquity to colonial America, concentrating on Massachusetts. Also available in digital form.

Memoir of Thomas Hamitah Patoo, a native of the Marquesas Islands, who died June 19, 1823, while a member of the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut

Memoir of Thomas Hamitah Patoo, a native of the Marquesas Islands, who...

This tract contains several testimonials about converts to Christianity from Africa, India, etc., published by the New York Religious Tract Society (later known as the American Tract Society). Three concern Afr... More

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

A view of the present state of the African slave trade

Shoemaker 16238 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A sermon delivered before the Vermont Colonization Society at Montpeleir sic, October 18, 1826

A sermon delivered before the Vermont Colonization Society at Montpele...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 15722. Source: Source unknown.

Minutes of the twentieth session of the American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and Improving the Condition of the African Race : convened at Philadelphia, on the second of October, 1827

Minutes of the twentieth session of the American Convention for Promot...

Proceedings, resolutions, and reports on slavery and anti-slavery societies in U.S. Minutes of the adjourned session of the 20th meeting (Baltimore, Nov. 1828) were separately published. "Published by order of ... More

The eleventh annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States

The eleventh annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the ...

"With an appendix." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Minutes of the Twenty-first Biennial American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and Improving the Condition of the African Race, convened at the city of Washington, December 8, A.D. 1829 : and an appendix, containing the addresses from various societies, together with the constitution and by-laws of the convention

Minutes of the Twenty-first Biennial American Convention for Promoting...

Reports from various state chapters of the convention. Also contains the constitution and by-laws of the convention. "Printed by order of the convention." Date correction from cover. Shoemaker 37439 Also availa... More

An address, delivered before the free people of color, in Philadelphia, New-York, and other cities, during the month of June, 1831

An address, delivered before the free people of color, in Philadelphia...

"Published by request." Checklist Amer. imprints, 7229 LC copy imperfect: p. 17-24 wanting. Pagination supplied from Checklist of American imprints, 1831. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congre... More

Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable results under the following heads: the origin of the Society, increase of the coloured population, manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa, before the irruptions of the Barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable resul...

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Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S

Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, unde...

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Speech of Thomas J. Randolph in the House of Delegates of Virginia, on the abolition of slavery

Speech of Thomas J. Randolph in the House of Delegates of Virginia, on...

Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16743. Source: Source unknown.

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the city of New-York

Address of the New-York City Anti-Slavery Society to the people of the...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

An inquiry into the merits of the American Colonization Society: and a reply to the charges brought against it. With an account of the British African Colonization Society

An inquiry into the merits of the American Colonization Society: and a...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

On the British African Colonization Society, to which are added, some particulars respecting the American Colonization Society; and a letter from Jeremiah Hubbard, addressed to a friend in England, on the same subject

On the British African Colonization Society, to which are added, some ...

"A letter from Jeremiah Hubbard, a minister amongst the Society of Friends in North Carolina, addressed to a friend in England": p. 22-32. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Debate at the Lane Seminary, Cincinnati : Speech of James A. Thome, of Kentucky, delivered at the annual meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society, May 6, 1834 ; Letter of the Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Cox, against the American Colonization Society

Debate at the Lane Seminary, Cincinnati : Speech of James A. Thome, of...

Signed on p. 7: H.B. Stanton. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has pencilled inscription on cover: 213. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16957. Source: Source unknown.

An essay on the origin, habits, &c. of the African race : incidental to the propriety of having nothing to do with Negroes : addressed to the good people of the United States

An essay on the origin, habits, &c. of the African race : incidental t...

Flournoy, a native of Georgia, argues for the "expulsion of every Negro and Mulatto from this Country back to their own Africa." He opposes assimilation or any other way of treating the African American than by... More

Alphabetical index to the African repository, from volume one to volume ten, both inclusive

Alphabetical index to the African repository, from volume one to volum...

The index covers a wide range of subjects pertinent to the American Colonization Society in the U.S. and Africa. Includes a listing of chapters of the Society by state and their activites and a list of manumiss... More

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the fourth and eighth of March, showing why there should be no penal laws enacted, and no condemnatory resolutions passed by the legislature, respecting abolitionitssic and anti-slavery societies

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the comm...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

To the people of the United States; or, To such Americans as value their rights, and dare to maintain them

To the people of the United States; or, To such Americans as value the...

Caption title. At head of title: The District of Columbia. No. 1. Published also as v. 1, no. 1 (August 1836) of The Anti-slavery examiner. Signed on p. 8: "In behalf of the American Anti-Slavery Society, Arthu... More

Address to the electors of Charleston District, South Carolina, on the subject of the abolition of slavery

Address to the electors of Charleston District, South Carolina, on the...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and the Internet Archive Web site.

Appeal to the Christian women of the South,

Appeal to the Christian women of the South,

Caption title. Following author's signature on p. 36: "Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society ..." Also available in digital form.

The narrative of Amos Dresser, with Stone's letters from Natchez,--an obituary notice of the writer, and two letters from Tallahassee, relating to the treatment of slaves

The narrative of Amos Dresser, with Stone's letters from Natchez,--an ...

Dresser's narrative gives an account of his trial and whipping in Nashville for having circulated anti-slavery literature. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. With: American Anti... More

Speech of Mr. Vanderpoel, of New York, on the resolution declaring that slaves have no right to petition Congress : delivered in the House of Representatives, Feb. 11, 1837

Speech of Mr. Vanderpoel, of New York, on the resolution declaring tha...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy inscribed in pencil on t.p.: Aug 1 1876. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16896. Source: Source unknown.

A history of Oberlin : or New lights of the West. Embracing the conduct and character of the officers and students of the institution, together with the colonists, from the founding of the institution

A history of Oberlin : or New lights of the West. Embracing the conduc...

Smith traces the history of Oberlin, Ohio, and its college and seminary, from which he was expelled and of which he is quite contemptible. He also gives an account of abolitionism at Oberlin, including the role... More

The minutes and proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the American Moral Reform Society : held at Philadelphia, in the Presbyterian Church in Seventh Street, below Shippen, from the 14th to the 19th of August, 1837

The minutes and proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the America...

The philosophy and declarations of society together with the resolutions that established the society. Also, the report and minutes of the first annual meeting, which included a list of delegates. Also availabl... More

Immediate, not gradual abolition, or, An inquiry into the shortest, safest, and most effectual means of getting rid of West Indian slavery

Immediate, not gradual abolition, or, An inquiry into the shortest, sa...

First published in England, 1824. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Why work for the slave? : a manual for the treasurers and collectors of the anti-slavery cent-a-week societies

Why work for the slave? : a manual for the treasurers and collectors o...

Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has ink stamp on verso on cover: 73848. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 24880. Source: Source unknown.

Authentic anecdotes of American slavery

Authentic anecdotes of American slavery

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has ink stamp on verso of t.p.: 73800. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 24692. Source: Source unknown.

A system of education on the principle of connecting science with useful labor

A system of education on the principle of connecting science with usef...

Fellenberg's system of education combines academic study with industrial arts or agricultural training from an early age to form good personal habits and character. Peter W. Gallaudet, who authored this pamphle... More

Correspondence, between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Carolina delegation in Congress, and James G. Birney, one of the secretaries of the American Anti-Slavery Society

Correspondence, between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Caroli...

Also available in digital form. LAC brd 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card) Copy 2: "Imperfect : title-page torn." "Gift of Henry Breckinridge Trustee, 1921." LAC brd 2019-04-25

Proceedings of the Convention of Ministers of Worcester County on the Subject of Slavery; held at Worcester, December 5 & 6, 1837, and January 16, 1838

Proceedings of the Convention of Ministers of Worcester County on the ...

Includes "Remonstrance of the minority" signed by twelve ministers. Also available in digital form.

Remarks on the slavery question, in a letter to Jonathan Phillips, esq

Remarks on the slavery question, in a letter to Jonathan Phillips, esq

A criticism of Henry Clay's speech in the U.S. Senate, Feb. 7, 1839. Source: Exchange with Cornell University, Feb. 2, 1905. Also available in digital form.

A concise history of the commencement, progress and present condition of the American colonies in Liberia,

A concise history of the commencement, progress and present condition ...

A detailed, year-by-year account of the establishment and early years of Liberia and the role of African American colonists. The constitutions of the American Colonization Society and of Liberia are also includ... More

Letter of Gerrit Smith, to Hon. Henry Clay

Letter of Gerrit Smith, to Hon. Henry Clay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has inscription in pencil on verso of t.p.: 110490 08. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 15740. Source: Source unknown.

Address to the churches of Jesus Christ,

Address to the churches of Jesus Christ,

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Prospectus of the Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa

Prospectus of the Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and fo...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 15479. Source: Source unknown.

Report on the practicability and necessity of a house of refuge for coloured juvenile delinquents in Philadelphia

Report on the practicability and necessity of a house of refuge for co...

Signed on p. 14: Frederick A. Packard [et al.]. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16622.

Proceedings of a Convention of the Friends of African Colonization, held in Washington City, May 4, 1842

Proceedings of a Convention of the Friends of African Colonization, he...

Discussion of the present state and difficulties of Liberia, with resolutions passed to redress these difficulties. Much attention to the need for funds from the US to finance the colony, especially from state ... More

Letter of John McDonogh, on African colonization; addressed to the editors of the New Orleans commercial bulletin

Letter of John McDonogh, on African colonization; addressed to the edi...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The duties and dignities of American freemen

The duties and dignities of American freemen

Caption title. Also available in digital form.

The Foulahs of Central Africa, and the African slave trade

The Foulahs of Central Africa, and the African slave trade

An extended discussion about the Fulani (Foulahs) of West Africa as a people who could be enrolled in the effort to stop the slave trade at its source. Deals mostly with Fulani ethnology and language rather tha... More

On the effects of secluded and gloomy imprisonment on individuals of the African variety of mankind, in the production of disease

On the effects of secluded and gloomy imprisonment on individuals of t...

In American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Committee of History, Moral Science, and General Literature. Transactions, 1819-43. v. 3, pt. 1 (1843), p. [85]-99. Also available in digital form on the Library... More

Loyal National Repeal Association : the following is a copy of the address, which was read by the Liberator, at the meeting on Wednesday ..

Loyal National Repeal Association : the following is a copy of the add...

Letter from the Loyal National Repeal Association of Ireland in Dublin to the Cincinnati Irish Repeal Association, dated Oct. 11, 1843. Caption title. Author statement from p. 12. Pages also numbered 9-20. Also... More

Appendix : Report on African colonization of the Committee on Commerce, February 28, 1843

Appendix : Report on African colonization of the Committee on Commerce...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 8076. Source: Source unknown.

Southern state rights, free trade and anti-abolition tract no. 1

Southern state rights, free trade and anti-abolition tract no. 1

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

An appeal on the iniquity of slavery and the slave-trade

An appeal on the iniquity of slavery and the slave-trade

"Re-published for general circulation, by Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends, held at Whitewater, in Wayne County, Indiana, 1844." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has ... More

Proceedings of the meeting in Charleston, S. C., May 13-15, 1845, on the religious instruction of the Negroes, together with the report of the Committee, and the address to the public. Published by order of the meeting

Proceedings of the meeting in Charleston, S. C., May 13-15, 1845, on t...

Daniel E. Huger, chairman of the meeting and of the Standing Committee. Also available in digital form.

Thirteenth annual report presented to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society by its Board of Managers, January 22, 1845 : with an appendix

Thirteenth annual report presented to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery S...

A review of the Society's activities during 1844 and statements of its philosophy and aims. Includes reports on support from European abolitionists and a report on the work of Samuel Hoare to free imprisoned ab... More

Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution?

Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitu...

Introduction signed: Wendell Phillips. Also available in digital form.

The address and reply on the presentation of a testimonial to S. P. Chase

The address and reply on the presentation of a testimonial to S. P. Ch...

An account of a legal proceeding against Samuel Watson, an escaped slave, and of S.P. Chase's legal defense of Watson, which resulted in a testimonial to Chase by African Americans of Cincinnati. Cover title. A... More

Papers on the slave power : first published in the "Boston Whig"

Papers on the slave power : first published in the "Boston Whig"

Includes bibliographical references. Also available in digital form.

Free church alliance with manstealers: send back the money; great anti-slavery meeting in the City Hall, Glasgow, containing speeches delivered by Messrs. Wright, Douglass, and Buffum, from America, and by George Thompson, Esq. of London; with a summary account of a series of meetings held in Edinburgh by the above named gentlemen

Free church alliance with manstealers: send back the money; great anti...

Cover title. Prefatory letter signed: Henry C. Wright. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The declaration and pledge against slavery, adopted by the Religious Anti-Slavery Convention held at the Marlboro' Chapel, Boston, February 26, 1846

The declaration and pledge against slavery, adopted by the Religious A...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16720. Source: Source unknown.

Facts for the people of the free states

Facts for the people of the free states

Imprint date inferred from text. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has stamp at head of p. [2]: 73816. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 24053. Source: Source unknown.

Shall we give Bibles to three millions of American slaves?

Shall we give Bibles to three millions of American slaves?

Caption title. Publisher from colophon; date inferred from text on p. 2. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ink stamp on p. 2: 68849. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA ... More

The great American question, democracy vs. doulocracy: or, Free soil, free labor, free men, & free speech, against the extension and domination of the slaveholding interest. A letter addressed to each freeman of the United States, with special reference to his duty at the approaching election

The great American question, democracy vs. doulocracy: or, Free soil, ...

LC copy imperfect: all after p. 16 wanting. Also available in digital form.

A voice from the South: comprising letters from Georgia to Massachusetts, and to the southern states. With an appendix containing an article from the Charleston Mercury on the Wilmot Proviso ..

A voice from the South: comprising letters from Georgia to Massachuset...

On cover: Eighth edition. The Wilmot Proviso ... A voice from the South ... Baltimore, Samuel E. Smith, Publisher and Bookseller, 1848. Introduction signed: Editor Western Continent [W. T. Thompson] Authorship ... More

General Cass on the Wilmot Proviso

General Cass on the Wilmot Proviso

Caption title. At head of title: "Read and circulate. Published under the authority of the Committee." Signed on p. 8: Lewis Cass. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy for... More

A Statistical inquiry into the condition of the people of colour, of the city and districts of Philadelphia

A Statistical inquiry into the condition of the people of colour, of t...

A discussion and statistics on the occupations, means of livelihood, real estate owned, rate of population increase since 1837, schools, beneficial societies, penitentiary inmates, and churches of Philadelphia'... More

Narrative of Henry Watson, a fugitive slave

Narrative of Henry Watson, a fugitive slave

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has illegible inscription in ink on cover and is also inscribed in pencil. On t.p.: April 1, 1874; on verso of t.p.: 114219 '08. LC co... More

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the free negroes of the United States, and the consequent civilization of Africa and suppression of the slave trade

Remarks on the colonization of the western coast of Africa, by the fre...

One Joseph Bryan argues here for African American colonization of Africa and for Congressional aid to send freed American slaves to Liberia. Appendix gives opinions, speeches, and resolutions of Jefferson, Madi... More

Proceedings of the United States Senate, on the Fugitive slave bill,--the abolition of the slave-trade in the District of Columbia,--and the imprisonment of free colored seamen in the southern ports: with the speeches of Messrs. Davis, Winthrop and others

Proceedings of the United States Senate, on the Fugitive slave bill,--...

Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Horace Mann's letters on the extension of slavery into California and New Mexico: and on the duty of Congress to provide the trial by jury for alleged fugitive slaves. Republished with notes

Horace Mann's letters on the extension of slavery into California and ...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A brief examination of Scripture testimony on the institution of slavery, in an essay, first published in the Religious herald, and republished by request; with remarks on a letter of Elder Galusha, of New York, to Dr. R. Fuller, of South Carolina

A brief examination of Scripture testimony on the institution of slave...

Cover title. An examination of Elder Galusha's Reply to Dr. Richard Fuller, p. 17-25; a letter on the discussion between Drs. Fuller and Wayland, p. 25-32. First published in Richmond, 1841. Also available in d... More

A dialogue between an abolition croaker, a citizen of Boston, and the Prince of Darkness

A dialogue between an abolition croaker, a citizen of Boston, and the ...

Cover title. Attributed to Nathaniel Perry. Cf. NUC pre-1956, v. 451, p. 543. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has ink stamp on cover: Boston Public Library duplicate ... More

Republic of Liberia: facts for thinking men, showing the present condition of slave labor and free labor, in tropical and semi-tropical countries; and the indispensable necessity of African colonization; being letters originally addressed to the citizens of Cleveland, Ohio, through the Herald and the Plain dealer, daily papers of this city.--Feb. 1852

Republic of Liberia: facts for thinking men, showing the present condi...

Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

An Address to the anti-slavery Christians of the United States

An Address to the anti-slavery Christians of the United States

Caption title. "In behalf of the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society."--p. [1]. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16846. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Source... More

American slavery

American slavery

Caption title. Signed on p. 10: Lewis Tappan. Date of imprint inferred from text. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has pencilled inscription on p. 1: Pease, Nathaniel.... More

Addresses delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, Harrisburg, Pa., on Tuesday evening, April 6, 1852

Addresses delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, Harri...

"Published by order of the Pennsylvania Colonization Society." Also available in digital form.

Five years' abstract of transactions of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race

Five years' abstract of transactions of the Pennsylvania Society for P...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 16744. Source: Source unknown.

The black man: the comparative anatomy and psychology of the African Negro

The black man: the comparative anatomy and psychology of the African N...

Republished from the New York evening post. Translation from v. 2 of the author's Geologische Bilder zur Geshichte der Erde, 1851-53. Founded on the author's observations on the blacks of Brazil. Also available... More

No compromise with slavery : an address delivered in the Broadway Tabernacle, New York, February 14, 1854

No compromise with slavery : an address delivered in the Broadway Tabe...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has numbers on verso of t.p.; written in blue pencil: 74076, in pencil: 114208 08. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 24054. S... More

The claims of the Negro, ethnologically considered : an address before the literary societies of Western Reserve College, at commencement, July 12, 1854

The claims of the Negro, ethnologically considered : an address before...

Last page blank. Lib. Company. Afro-Americana, 3227 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy formerly part of the YA Collection: YA 25597.

American slavery : a formidable obstacle to the conversion of the world

American slavery : a formidable obstacle to the conversion of the worl...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has number written in pencil on verso of t.p.: 146289 10. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 24501. Source: Source unknown.

African slave trade in Jamaica, and comparative treatment of slaves : read before the Maryland Historical Society, October, 1854

African slave trade in Jamaica, and comparative treatment of slaves : ...

Sheppard looks at the role of England in promoting slavery in North America. He concludes that the effects of slavery depend not only upon its existence but also upon the manner in which it is instituted, as sh... More

Poems on miscellaneous subjects

Poems on miscellaneous subjects

Harper was a freed African American woman from Baltimore. These poems range over a wide variety of subjects, but her basic concern is the female and womanhood. Appended are several essays on Christianity, the B... More

Report of the proceedings of the Anti-Slavery Conference and public meeting, held at Manchester, on the 1st August, 1854, in commemoration of West India emancipation : published under the superintendence of the Committee of the North of England Anti-Slavery and India Reform League

Report of the proceedings of the Anti-Slavery Conference and public me...

Cover title. Printed in double columns. "Revised, corrected, and enlarged, from the 'Manchester Examiner and Times' of Wednesday, August 2nd, and Saturday, August 5th, 1854." Also available in digital form on t... More

African colonization by the free colored people of the United States, an indispensable auxiliary to African missions : a lecture

African colonization by the free colored people of the United States, ...

"With an address to the clergymen of Ohio, by the Ohio Colonization Committee." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy inscribed in pencil on cover: Jacob Hoffner, Esq Cummi... More

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