April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-Page deed of manumission by Josiah Crawford of the female slave named Penny in Harrison County, Kentucky; second deed of manumission by Josiah Crawford of a male slave named Woodford, son of Penny, dated April 13th, 1799 in Harrison County,...
Two-page letter from the Antislavery Office, Philadelphia, giving notification for an Antislavery convention to be held in Harrisburg [Pennsylvania] on December 19, 1837, with the intent of organizing a State Antislavery Society. Signed by...
Bills of sale; Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky; Slaves--Kentucky; Slavery--Kentucky
Four-page bill of sale between John Smith and Richard Dallam regarding the slaves named Charles, Allman, Sall, and Rachel, who was to be emancipated according to an earlier deed of manumission, in the State of Kentucky.
Bills of sale; Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page bill of sale between William Rayman and Richard Harcourt regarding one slave named Nelly, who was to be emancipated on the date of her 30th birthday (March 4th, 1826), in Harrison County, Kentucky.
One-page extract from deed of manumission dated August 1, 1791, by Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, Virginia, "recorded in the Northumberland District Court," emancipating his slave, Dinah, "at Libra in Frederick County." Copied and signed by Thomas...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.