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Lincoln's famous letter to Mrs. Gurney... Discussion the Anti-Slavery Amendment...
Item # 613875
January 27, 1865
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Jan. 27, 1865 This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see).
The entire front page is taken up with speeches in Congress headed: "Refuge of Oppression" and noting: "On the proposed Anti-Slavery Amendment of the Constitution of the United States." A wealth of terrific anti-slavery discussion. The most notable content is the back page: "Interesting Letter from President Lincoln" to Mrs. Eliza Gurney, whom she thanks for her prayers for the on-going war, signed in type: A. Lincoln. It is a very heart-felt letter (see). Other content includes: "Incidents of Sherman's March" "Horrible Treatment of Negroes on Sherman's March" "Treatment of Lunatics" "Sherman's March Across Georgia" "Death of Edward Everett" and much more.
Four pages, some spotted foxing, generally very nice condition.