Tract : The patriarchal institution, as described by members of its own family. 1860

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Title

Tract : The patriarchal institution, as described by members of its own family. 1860

Description

This compilation, pulled together by abolitionist and author Lydia Maria Child, makes an anti-slavery argument through quotes pulled from Southern newspapers, fugitive slave notices, laws, political figures, authors, religious figures, abolitionists, and other prominent figures, according to various subject areas, including:

  • Southern Prophecies
  • Southern Fulfillment of the Preceding Prophecies
  • Southern Statements of the Happiness of Slaves
  • Southern Proofs that Slaves are "Happy and Contented"
  • Southern Proofs of the "Chivalrous and High-Minded Character" Produced by Slavery
  • Southern Proofs that "the Physical Condition of Slaves is Better than that of Northern Laborers"
  • Southern Prospects for Northern Laborers and Mechanics
  • Southern Testimony Concerning the Effects of Slavery on the States
  • Southern Opinions Concerning the Extension of Slavery
  • Southern and Northern Democrats Now Leagued for the Extension of Slavery

Date

1860

Subject

Abolitionists
Antislavery movements
Fugitive slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
Slavery--United States
Slavery--United States--Controversial literature

Creator

Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880, Compiler

Publisher

New York : American Anti-Slavery Society

Format

55 p.

Identifier

DOCU-1860-03

Original Format

Tracts (documents)

Physical Dimensions

18 cm.

URL

Available online through the Internet Archive

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