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Stuart, Charles A memoir of Granville Sharp

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06841 Author/Creator: Stuart, Charles Place Written: New York Type: Book Date: 1836 Pagination: 156 p. 18.9 x 11.6 cm

Summary of Content: First edition; early publisher's cloth. Includes Patrick Reason's first published portrait engraving. Reason was an black artist. Collateral to Lincoln manuscript GLC 5302, referring to Granville Sharp.

People: Sharp, Granville
Stuart, Charles

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmAbolitionReform MovementAfrican American HistorySlavery

Sub Era: Lincoln

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