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Pair of two “The Liberator” newspapers, May 18, 1860 and October 29, 1858, both with beautiful mast-head full of anti-slavery symbolism. Both very good condition. The Liberator (1831–1865) was an American abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp in 1831. The Liberator, inspired abolitionist Angelina Grimké to publicly join the abolitionist movement. She sent a letter to William Lloyd Garrison recalling her experiences as a member of an upper class, white, slaveholding family. Angelina Grimké's letter to William Lloyd Garrison was soon after published in The Liberator. Frederick Douglass was inspired by The Liberator. As he commented upon in his first issue of The North Star, Frederick Douglass felt that it was necessary for African-Americans, such as himself, to speak out about their own experiences with injustice. He claimed that those that experienced injustice were the ones that must demand justice Soon after, Douglass began writing his own abolitionist newspaper, The North Star.
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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