Description[American Anti-Slavery Society]. Group of Four Publications by the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Publisher's self-wrappers or disbound. Octavos. Some foxing, creasing and dampstaining scattered throughout. Good or better.
First Annual Report of the American Anti-Slavery Society; with the Speeches Delivered at the Anniversary Meeting, Held in Chatham-Street Chapel, in the City of New York, on the Sixth of May, 1834, and by Adjournment on the Eighth, in the Rev. Dr. Lansing's Church; and the Minutes of the Meetings of the Society for Business. New York: Dorr & Butterfield, 1834. 64pp. First Edition.
A detailed accounting of the anti-slavery agenda during the Society's first year.
Discussed: Emancipation not colonization is the way to go; American church is stained; Petition Congress to Abolish Slavery; A Bible for Every Slave Family; American Anti-Slavery Reporter; Oneida Institute, Phoenix Society, Education of colored females, New-England Anti-Slavery Society First in 1832 Included: President of the Society Arthur Tappan, Rev. Amos A. Phelps, James A. Thome, Rev. Henry G. Ludlow, William Lloyd Garrison, William Goodell Editor of the Emancipator. Appendix Facts communicated by Lane Seminary students from the South. [Dumond 8. LCP 310. Sabin 81826].
Second Annual Report of the American Anti-Slavery Society; with the Speeches Delivered at the Anniversary Meeting, Held in the city of New York, on the 12th May, 1835, and the Minutes of the Meetings of the Society for Business. New York: William Dorr, 1835. 87p. First Edition.
Includes List of Delegates, comprehensive list of anti-slavery societies; constitution of the American Anti-Slavery Society; report on Kentucky; and minutes of the meeting. New England ASS becomes Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. Appendix: Facts from Mr. Birney in regard to the progress and present state of the Anti-slavery cause in Kentucky. Included: Arthur Tappan President of Society, James G. Birney, George Thompson. [Dumond 8. LCP 311. Sabin 81826].
Fifth Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society, with the Minutes of the Society for Business, and the Speechess Delivered at the Anniversary Meeting on the 8th May, 1838. New York: William Dorr, 1838. 152p. First Edition.
Declaration of Sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society. Adopted at the Formation of Said Society, in Philadelphia, on the 4th Day of December, 1833. [Penny Tracts] [Number 1]. Octavo. Single quarto leaf, folded to form 4 pp.; a very good to fine copy of a fragile piece. Mis-dated by Dumond (Bibliography of anti-slavery in America), page 9, as New York, American Anti-Slavery Society 1833. Actually printed in 1844, with an "Address" beginning on the 3rd page.
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