In a series of letters reprinted from the Philadelphia Christian Observer, Rev. Parker and Rev. Rood discuss the question of "What are the evils inseparable from slavery," which Harriet Beecher Stowe made reference to in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
As a source of inspiration to freedmen, Lydia Child offers a compilation of short stories, authored by noted abolitionists and former slaves, that showcase the accomplishments and courage of African-American men and women.