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Album

Title
Album / Female Society, for the Relief of Negro Slaves.
Author
Female Society, for Birmingham, West-Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the Relief of British Negro Slaves.
Publication
[Birmingham, England : Female Society, for Birmingham, West-Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the Relief of British Negro Slaves, 1823-1829]
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Sc Rare 326.4G-F (Female Society for Birmingham. Album)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Sc Rare F 19-2 (Lapidus Collection)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
1 volume : illustrations; 27 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • Title and imprint supplied by cataloger from introductory text page of album [in Sc Rare 326.4G-F copy, bound third of 32 items] reading: "Female Society, for the Relief of Negro Slaves. Explanation of the contents of the Society's album."
  • "The money raised by the sale of the Society's work-bags, albums, portfolios, &c &c. is employed in circulating information in relieving neglected and deserted Negroes, and in promoting the education of British slaves"--cf. introductory page of text.
  • "Albums cobbled together by the Female Society, for Birmingham, West-Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the Relief of British Negro Slaves conisted of anti-slavery pamphlets, parliamentary reports, excerpts of journals and magazines, indivdual issues of journals and magazines, and engraved illustrations of anti-slavery imagery. Each album was a bit different in its contents."--John Carter Brown Library catalog.
Source (note)
  • of Sidney Lapidus;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Call Number
Sc Rare 326.4G-F (Female Society for Birmingham. Album)
OCLC
26329296B
Author
Female Society, for Birmingham, West-Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the Relief of British Negro Slaves.
Title
Album / Female Society, for the Relief of Negro Slaves.
Imprint
[Birmingham, England : Female Society, for Birmingham, West-Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the Relief of British Negro Slaves, 1823-1829]
Local Note
Copy in Sc Rare 326.4G-F has 32 pieces in the volume; Copy in Sc Rare F 19-2 (Lapidus Collection) has 20 pieces in the volume.
Summary
Copy in Sc Rare 326.4G-F [Image of chained slave with excerpt of poem by Cowper] -- Third report of the Female Society for Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the relief of British Negro Slaves, established, April 8, 1825 -- Female Society, for the Relief of Negro Slaves. Explanation of the contents of the Society's album ... -- Extracts from the Royal Gazette ... vol. 1, no. 10, from Saturday, March 1, to Saturday, March 8, 1828 -- Negro slavery : argument, that the colonial slaves are better off than the British peasantry, answered, from the Royal Jamaica Gazette / by Thomas Clarkson -- [image of slave with hands raised to heaven in prayer] -- On the flogging of women with stanzas of poem / by Charlotte Elizabeth -- Account of a shooting excursion on the mountains near Dromilly Estate, in the parish of Trelawny, and island of Jamaica, in the month of October, 1824 -- Three points of comparison between the value of slave labour and free labour -- Extract from an American Gazette, entitled Freedom's journal : edited by a man of colour ... -- [Image of slave with child and overseer] -- And from the pray'r of want and plaint of woe, O never, never turn away thine ear ... [anonymous anti-slavery poem in two stanzas] -- The worn-out Negro slave -- The representation of the brig Vigilante from Nantes [folded plate showing plan of ship, how slaves are stacked in the ship, and engravings of locks] -- Slaves exposed for sale [engraving on gray paper] -- The Mode of flogging slaves [engraving on cream paper] -- The separation of a family of slaves after being seized & sold upon a warrant of destraint for their masters debts [engraving on gray paper] -- Slaves chained together by the neck and driven to work on the roads [engraving on cream paper] -- West India sugar -- British slavery : with a poem by Hannah More -- But soon as approaching the land, that goddess-like woman he view'd [four line poem with image of kneeling slaves, overseer, and female apparition, engraved on pink paper] -- Remarks on the decrease of the West India slave population, chiefly as connected with the culture of sugar and the prices of produce -- [Engraving of female slave and sick child printed on gray paper] -- Nergo woman, who sittest pining in captivity and weeping over thy sick child [engraved poem printed on gray paper] -- Extracts from the Royal Gazette ... vol. 48, no. 40, from Saturday, September 30, to Saturday, October 7, 1826 -- Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection, illustrative of the impolicy of slavery [hand-colored map] -- The destruction of life in the British colonies -- Reasons for using East India sugar -- Phoebe [engraving, with text, of slave with chained hands raised in prayer on recto, and "Slavery in the British West Indies", signed C.T. reprinted from Devizes Gazette, Sept. 10, 1825, on verso] -- An extract from colonel Arthur's letter -- The second report of the Female Society for Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the relief of British Negro slaves, established, 1825.
Copy in Sc Rare F 19-2 (Lapidus Collection) But soon as approaching the land, that goddess-like woman he view'd [four line poem with image of kneeling slaves, overseer, and female apparition] -- [Image of chained slave with excerpt of poem by Cowper] -- An extract from colonel Arthur's letter -- The second report of the Female Society for Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Walsall, and Their Respective Neighbourhoods, for the relief of British Negro slaves, established, 1825. -- [image of slave with hands raised to heaven in prayer] -- [Engraving of female slave and sick child] -- Nergo woman, who sittest pining in captivity and weeping over thy sick child [engraved poem] -- Extracts from the Royal Gazette ... vol. 48, no. 40, from Saturday, September 30, to Saturday, October 7, 1826 -- Negro slavery : argument, that the colonial slaves are better off than the British peasantry, answered, from the Royal Jamaica Gazette / by Thomas Clarkson -- Phoebe [engraving, with text, of slave with chained hands raised in prayer on recto, and "Slavery in the British West Indies", signed C.T. reprinted from Devizes Gazette, Sept. 10, 1825, on verso] -- [Image of slave with child and overseer] -- And from the pray'r of want and plaint of woe, O never, never turn away thine ear ... [anonymous anti-slavery poem in two stanzas] -- Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection, illustrative of the impolicy of slavery [hand-colored map] -- Ladies' Society, for the Relief of Negro Slaves. Card Explanatory of the contents of the Society's work bags and albums ... -- In the Jamaica Gazette of July 3, 1824, is contained the following advertisement ... -- Twenty-six points of comparison between Hebrew slavery, under the Mosaic dispensation ... and British colonial & American slavery, under Christian dispensation ... -- Extract from the 79th sermon of Dr. Dwight, president of Yale College ... -- Case of the Vigilante, a ship employed in the slave-trade ... -- The worn-out Negro slave.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 326.4G-F (accession no. B527325) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Source
Gift; of Sidney Lapidus; 2019. Copy in Sc Rare F 19-2 (Lapidus Collection), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Added Author
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 326.4G-F (Female Society for Birmingham. Album)
Sc Rare F 19-2 (Lapidus Collection)
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