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Leavitt, Joshua (1794-1873) The Emancipator. [Vol. 3, no. 28, whole no. 132 (November 8, 1838)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.06 Author/Creator: Leavitt, Joshua (1794-1873) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 8 November 1838 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 63.5 x 46 cm.

Summary of Content: With previous owner's signature ("Robert. B. Blancher") signed along right margin of first page. Contains a lengthy treatise on the abolitionist movement. Includes articles on "Kidnapping under Color of U.S. Law" and "Martin Van Buren on Negro Suffrage," among other miscellaneous reports. Leavitt serves as editor. Published weekly by the American Anti-Slavery Society.

People: Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementSuffrageLawRunaway SlavePresidentFugitive Slave Act

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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