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The north star : the poetry of freedom

Title
The north star : the poetry of freedom / by her friends.
Publication
Philadelphia : Printed by Merrihew and Thompson, no. 7 Carter's Alley, 1840.

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 811.08-W (Whittier, J. North star)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Additional Authors
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
  • Merrihew & Thompson, printer.
Description
vi, [4], 11-117, [1] p.; 16 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • Includes poetry by such Quakers as E.H. Whittier, and W.J. Allinson, as well as J.G. Whittier.
  • "The friends of emancipation have need of all the solace which may be derived from intellectual, as well as moral communion with one another. ... It is with something of this feeling that the following pages, written by the friends of emancipation, and, in most instances, by members of anti-slavery societies, are now presented to the public. The principal motive, however, which has induced their publication has been the hope than they may be instrumental in awakening the attention of some now indifferent to the wrongs of the slave ..."--Note, p. [v]-vi.
  • Edited by John Greenleaf Whittier. Cf. Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature.
Indexed In (note)
  • Checklist of American imprints,
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature,
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature,
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time,
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
To the morning star / by John Quincy Adams -- The sunny south / by Elizur Wright, Jr. -- The social feelings / by J. Blanchard -- Lines / by Mary S. Nelson -- A true patriot / by James T. Fields -- Death on the pale horse / by James Kennard, Jr. -- The prayer of a lonely heart / by Frances Ann Butler -- Lines / by Lucy Hooper -- The dying Revolutionary soldier / by Hannah F. Gould -- A voice from the Nile / by Eliza Earle -- To a friend / by the late E.M. Chandler -- "For one is your master, even Christ" / by Louisa Simes -- The slaveholder's address to the north star -- My country / by William J. Allinson -- The dweller on the mountains / by James T. Fields -- To a friend at the south / by Elizabeth H. Whittier -- The exiles, a tale of New England -- To the rainbow / by B.S. Jones -- John Summerfield / by the late E.M. Chandler -- "The earth is the Lord's" / by Wm. H. Burleigh -- Wallenstein -- Egypt (a fragment of an unpublished poem) -- The dying slave (German) -- Stanzas, to the Abolitionists of America / by Wm. H. Burleigh -- Granada -- The world's convention / by J.G. Whittier -- Sonnet to the north star.
Call Number
*KL (Whittier, J. G. North star)
Title
The north star : the poetry of freedom / by her friends.
Imprint
Philadelphia : Printed by Merrihew and Thompson, no. 7 Carter's Alley, 1840.
Indexed In:
Checklist of American imprints, 40-7017
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature, 5906
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature, 21716
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 55730
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 811.08-W (accession no. B594182) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Added Author
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892, editor.
Merrihew & Thompson, printer.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
*KL (Whittier, J. G. North star)
Sc Rare 811.08-W (Whittier, J. North star)
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