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Slavery and Abolition

presents two dozen publications written in the 19th century about slavery in America. It includes first-person accounts from former slaves, judicial opinions, abolitionist pieces, and more. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Rufus W. Clark wrote in The African slave trade (c. 1860), "It is certainly surprising, that in this nineteenth century, and under the light of free and Christian institutions, we should be called upon to discuss anew the subject of the African slave trade."
The fire and hammer of God's word against the sin of slavery.: Speech of George B. Cheever, D.D., at the anniversary of the American abolition society, May, 1858.

The fire and hammer of God's word

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