Home > Back to Search Results > The famous anti-slavery newspaper...
Click image to enlarge 695947
Show image list »

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...



Item # 695947

March 20, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., March 20, 1851

* Rare abolitionism publication

An anti-slavery newspaper that is best known for its link to the best selling novel of the 19th century, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This historic work first appeared as a 41-week serial in The National Era, starting on June 5, 1851.
The complete serialization appeared almost entirely in the National Era before the book was published, with an overlap of just ten days.
The back page has: "Plainfield, Illinois - Resolutions on the Subject os Slavery Adopted unanimously by the Fox River Congregational Union" "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Resolutions of the Reformed Presbytery of Pittsburgh, on the Fugitive Slave Bill".
Four pages, great to have in never-bound condition just as sold on the streets, subscriber's name penned above the masthead, a few discrete archival mends, some wear at folds & margins, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

Category: Pre-Civil War