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Autographs for freedom

Title
Autographs for freedom / edited by Julia Griffiths.
Publication
  • Auburn : Alden, Beardsley & Co. ; Rochester : Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., 1854.
  • ©1854.

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1854TextUse in library Sc Rare 326.4-G (Griffiths, J. Autographs for freedom. 1854) 1854Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
1854TextUse in library Sc Rare 326.4-G (Griffiths, J. Autographs for freedom. 1854) 1854Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
ix, [2], 12-309, [1], 2, 4, 3, [1] pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustration, portraits, facsimiles; 21 cm (8vo)
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Note
  • With a half-title.
  • "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854, by Alden, Beardsley & Co., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Northern District of New York."--copyright statement, verso of title page.
  • "Stereotyped by Thomas B. Smith, 216 William St., N.Y."--verso of title page.
  • Preface signed: On behalf of the Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society. Julia Griffiths, sec'y.
  • Second volume; first volume published 1853.
  • A collection of signed articles, poems, etc. by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement.
  • Engravings by J.C. Buttre, and Richardson & Cox.
  • Publishers' advertisements: 2, 4, 3 pages at end.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
  • Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1851-1875,
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on recto of endleaf preceding half-title page "Frederick Starr." l This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
  • inscribed: in ink on back of frontispiece "Mrs. Nancy Gambril July 1856." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Introduction (The Colored People's "Industrial College") / Prof. C.L. Reason -- Massacre at Blount's Fort / Hon. J.R. Giddings -- The Futigitve Slave Act / Hon. Wm. Jay -- The size of souls / Antoinette L. Brown -- Vincent Ogé / George B. Vashon -- The law of liberty / Rev. Dr. Wm. Marsh -- The swiftness of time in God / Theodore Parker -- Visit of a fugitive slave to the grave of Wilberforce / Wm. Wells Brown -- Narrative of Albert and Mary / Dr. W.H. Brisbane -- Toil and trust / Hon. Chas. F. Adams -- Friendship for the slave is friendship for the master / Jacob Abbott -- Christine / Anne P. Adams -- The intellectual, moral, and spiritual condition of the slave / J.M. Langston -- The Bible versus slavery / Rev. Dr. Willis -- The work goes bravely on / W.J. Watkins -- Slaveholding not a misfortune but a crime / Rev. Wm. Brock -- The illegality of slaveholding / Rev. W. Goodell -- "Ore Perennius" / David Paul Brown -- The mission of America / John S.C. Abbott -- Disfellowshipping the slaveholder / Lewis Tappan -- A leaf from my scrap book / Wm. J. Wilson -- Who is my neighbor / Rev. Thos. Starr King -- Consolation for the slave / Dr. S. Willard -- The key / Dr. S. Willard -- The true mission of liberty / Dr. W. Elder -- The true spirit of reform / Mary Willard -- A welcome to Mrs. H.B. Stowe, on her return from Europe / J.C. Holly -- Forward (from the German) / Rev. T.W. Higginson -- What has Canada to do with slavery? / Thos. Henning -- A fragment / Rev. Rufus Ellis -- The encroachment of the slave power / John Jay, Esq. -- The dishonor of labor / Horace Greeley -- The evils of colonization / Wm. Watkins -- The basis of the American Constitution / Hon. Wm. E. Seward -- A wish / Mrs. C.M. Kirkland -- A dialogue / C.A. Bloss -- A time of justice will come / Hon. Gerrit Smith -- Hope and confidence / Prof. C.L. Reason -- A letter that speaks for itself / Jane G. Swisshelm -- On freedom / R.W. Emerson -- Mary Smith. An anti-slavery reminiscence / Hon. S.E. Sewell -- Freedom, Liberty / Dr. J. McCune Smith -- An aspiration / Rev. E.H. Chapin -- The dying soliloquy of the victim of the Wilkesbarre tragedy / Mrs. H.H. Greenough -- Let all be free / Hon. C.M. Clay -- Extract from a speech / Frederick Douglass -- Extract from an unpublished poem on freedom / William D. Snow -- Letter / Rev. H. Ward Beecher -- A day spent at Playford Hall / Mrs. Harriet B. Stowe -- Teaching the slave to read / Mary Irving.
Call Number
Sc Rare 326.4-G (Griffiths, J. Autographs for freedom. 1854)
LCCN
05005877
OCLC
  • 1656076
  • 1656076B
Title
Autographs for freedom / edited by Julia Griffiths.
Publisher
Auburn : Alden, Beardsley & Co. ; Rochester : Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., 1854.
Copyright Date
©1854.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 4369
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1851-1875, 1034
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 326.4-G (copy 1) (accession no. B544700) inscribed: in ink on recto of endleaf preceding half-title page "Frederick Starr." l This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Copy in Sc Rare 326.4-G (copy 2) (accession no. B628553) inscribed: in ink on back of frontispiece "Mrs. Nancy Gambril July 1856." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Added Author
Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society.
Griffiths, Julia, -1895, editor.
Alden, Beardsley & Co., publisher.
Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., publisher.
Smith, Thomas B., 1799-1857, stereotyper.
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893, engraver.
Richardson & Cox, engraver.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 326.4-G (Griffiths, J. Autographs for freedom. 1854)
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