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Early anti-slavery Louisville, Kentucky...



Item # 644033

August 11, 1849

THE EXAMINER, Louisville, Kentucky, August 11, 1849  A quite scarce newspaper anti-slavery newspaper which lasted but 2 1/2 years, from June, 1847 thru December 9, 1849  Page 2 has much content concerning the recent election and the slavery/anti-slavery issue and candidates. One article; "Not a Defeat but a Delay" begins: "No Emancipationist ought to be discouraged by the result of the late elections..." and another begins: "The defeat of the emancipation candidates for the Constitutional Convention in this city, will doubtless excite the surprise of many of our readers...". Another article: "Comparative Profits of Free and Slave Labor".
Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, some foxing at the folds, good condition.

Item from Catalog 265 (released for December, 2017)...

Category: Pre-Civil War

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