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Booklet, "Address on American Slavery Delivered Before the Semi-Annual Meeting of the JUNIOR ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY of Philadelpjia, July 4, 1838 by Henry Peterson" Philadelphia, 1938, 28pp., previously bound. In small part, " It is for the young, then, to take up this cause in their morning, and cheerfully support it during the burden and heat of the day. In the early period of life, when the mind is most free from prejudice,-before the chink of the "almighty dollar" has become a most sweet sound as it rings ... What is Slavery? In answering this question, we must discriminate between cause and effect. We must not pounce upon those cruelties which are the inevitable results of continued servitude, and proclaim these slavery. ... By making an intelligent being a slave,-by acting towards him as if his right to himself were annihilated, you invade every other right. He can acquire and possess property for the only and alone reason that he owns himself. ..."
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The Young People Of Philadelphia Organize the JUNIOR ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY

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Minimum Bid: $60.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $150.00
Estimate: $80 - $160
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
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