|Creator:||Griffiths, Julia, d. 1895 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893|
Alden, Beardsley & Co. ;
Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.,
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A collection of signed articles, poems, etc., by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement. Most of the signatures are in facsimile.
Edited "on behalf of the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society"--P. vi.
"Stereotyped by Thomas B. Smith, 216 William St., N.Y."--Title page verso.
"In commending this, the second volume of "The autographs for freedom," ... "The Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society" would congratulate themselves and the friends of freedom generally on the progress made ... by the cause to which the book is devoted"--Preface. 'Second volume' probably refers to an 1853 publication of the same title, also edited under the auspices of The Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society, but published by J.P. Jewett in Boston. The contents of each work are unique, although some of the authors are the same.
"On freedom" [poem] by R.W. Emerson, p. -236; "A day ... at Playford Hall," by H.B. Stowe, p. -303.
309 p.,  leaves of plates : 13 ill. ; 21 cm.
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