Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Group of 7 issues of the Pennsylvania Freeman, an anti-slavery newspaper. Each 4 pages, 21 x 13 3/4 inches, on one folding sheet; minor to moderate wear, subscribers' names in fore-edge margin on some issues. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, April to October 1849

Additional Details

Includes issues dated 12 and 26 April, 12 July, 23 August, and 4, 18, and 25 October 1849. The 12 July issue features the story of escaped slave Ellen Crafts and a note on Frederick Douglass assuming sole editorship of the North Star. The 18 October issue features a note by Douglass on his lecturing experiences, and an assessment that the proposed new State of Deseret was steeped in "negro hatred."