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Constitution of the New-England Anti-Slavery Society

together with its by-laws, and a list of its officers

by New-England Anti-Slavery Society

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Published by Garrison and Knapp in Boston .
Written in English

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ContributionsCoffin, Joshua, 1792-1864, former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24587127M

Speech before the New England Anti-Slavery Convention, Boston Contributor Names Douglass, Frederick, (Speaker) Created / Published Speech, Article, and Book File Source Collection Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of . Minutes Book of the Portland Anti-Slavery Society, (, passim) In the preamble to its constitution, the Portland Anti-Slavery Society invoked the same language of fraternity, equality, and inalienable rights as the Declaration of Independence and as other anti-slavery societies in the United States.

The interracial New England Anti-Slavery Society was founded at the African Meeting House in , and during the first years of its publication, three quarters of the subscribers to The Liberator were black. Through the pages of The Liberator, other local antislavery publications, and lecture tours by visiting American and English. {p}The first publication of the Constitution of the New England Anti­ Slavery Society was made in the Liberator of Febru , together with a list of officers (including Arnold Buffum*, ((1 Arnold Buffum, a member of the Society of Friends, and son of a member of the Providence Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery (Lib. 3.

Other articles where New England Anti-Slavery Society is discussed: William Lloyd Garrison: In he founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society, the first immediatist society in the country, and in he helped organize the American Anti-Slavery Society, writing its Declaration of Sentiments and serving as its first corresponding secretary. Radical abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison edited and published The Liberator beginning in and established the New England Anti-Slavery Society in Boston in The American Anti-Slavery Society was established at Philadelphia in In , Garrison took this national society over and radicalized it.

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