Antislavery movements -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Collection — MS ACC 1044-1055
Call Number: MS Acc 1044-1055
Scope and Contents This collection documents the eleven resolutions written in 1845 in response to the imprisonment of any abolitionist who assisted a runaway slave in the southern United States. Composed by various committees of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, they were meant as encouragement for abolitionists in the United States to continue despite the hardship. The resolutions reject slavery as an institution and refer to both the Declaration of Independence as well as Christian beliefs. Also...