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Southard, Nathaniel The American Anti-Slavery Almanac, for 1838, being the second after Bissextile or Leap-Year, and the 62nd of American Independence. Adapted to most parts of the United States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05939 Author/Creator: Southard, Nathaniel Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: circa 1837 Pagination: 1 v. : 48 p. : ill. ; 21.2 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Labeled Vol. 1 no. 3. Southard serves as editor. Published by D. K. Hitchcock. With front paper engraving depicting William [Lloyd] Garrison attempting to chop down a tree labeled "Slavery" while a minister, soldier, businessman and President Van Buren attempt to support the tree. Contains many illustrations showing the injustices of slavery. Closes with Garrison's address opposing the annexation of Texas to the Union as a "slaveholding country." Edges are extremely delicate.

Background Information:

People: Southard, Nathaniel
Hitchcock, David K. (David Keyes)., b. 1813
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementPresidentMilitary HistoryReligionWestward ExpansionTexasAmerican West

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