Antislavery movements -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1296
Collection — Folder S2223
Scope and Contents This collection includes the complete meeting minutes of the Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends in Wayne County from its inception in 1843 to its conclusion in 1852. Minutes discuss group leadership, logistics, community outreach, and absolution from slavery--such as not consuming produce from slave labor.
Collection — Folder S747
Scope and Contents This collection includes two autographed, one signed, one unsigned (but partial?) letter from Johnathon E. Joseph in Maples, Indiana ranging from 1864/09/04 to 1865/04/10 regarding abolition, the Democratic party and family matters.
Collection — Folder S1395
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a September 22, 1843 letter written by William A. White at Newcastle, Indiana and published in the October 13, 1843 edition of The Liberator, a Boston abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison. The letter is addressed to "Dear Friend" and relates what happened when a mob assaulted White, Frederick Douglass, George Bradburn, and others at an anti-slavery meeting in Pendleton,...