1854-64 THE INDEPENDENT Newspaper 13 Issues, Lincoln 1st Inaug Slavery Abolition
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1854-64 THE INDEPENDENT Newspaper 13 Issues, Lincoln 1st Inaug Slavery Abolition:
This is a lot of 13 original issues of "THE INDEPENDENT" newspaper from 1854 to 1864. The newspaper was published weekly in New York with Henry Ward Beecher as editor, and took on the cause of women's suffrage in the 1860's. The lot contains many articles related to slavery and abolition as a lead-up to the Civil War, as well as a first-hand account of Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address.
The following 13 original issues are included: 1854 - April 13, September 14; 1855 - October 4, October 25, November 29; 1856 - June 5, August 14, December 4; 1857 - December 3; 1858 - May 27; 1859 - June 23; 1861 - March 7; 1864 - January 28.
Interesting content includes: "Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln" (first-hand account of the address); "Abolitionism"; Ministers and Missionaries on Slavery; an advertisement for the 1st publication of "Hard Times" by Charles Dickens; The African Slave-Trade; Deformities and Their Cure; White Slavery in Scotland; A Slave Made Free in Plymouth Church; Albert Taylor Bledsoe on Liberty and Slavery; an article titled "Stand to Your Guns" addressing the slavery question, foreboding the Civil War ("The cloud of civil war which has so long hun over Kansas, now hangs over Washington"); A Southern Manifesto (addressing slavery); Dr. Kane and the Franklin Expedition; The Early Purpose of Slaveholders; South and North (an article contrasting the northern and southern states with respect to slavery); South Carolina in the War of the Revolution - The Proposal for Arming the Slaves; The Piracy of Commerce (overseas slave trade); The Deaf and Dumb; Children of the Street; Revival of the Slave Trade (in Savannah, GA); The Mississippi Freedmen; The Reconstruction in Louisiana; Civil War news items (1864); Official Report of the Arctic Expedition (Kane's 2nd Grinnel expedition in search of Sir John Franklin); Care for the Colored Race; The Tract Society and Slavery; Slave Case in Indiana referencing Dred Scott decision; American Sailors; Slave Dealing in Western Africa; "The Pearl of Orr's Island" by Harriet Beecher Stowe...and much more.