Hopkins, a Northern supporter of slavery, defends slavery as the will, and law, of God. He does not explain how slavery might be abolished without breaking the law of God, but he does acknowledge the possibility of Abolition.
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards the end of his eventful days.
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.
In a critique of abolitionism that started as a letter to Angelina Grimke, Catharine Beecher argues that, because of the violence generated by the anti-slavery movement, women should not become involved.
The result of a census taken by members of the Society of Friends in 1847, this work provides an examination of the socioeconomic situation of African Americans living in Philadelphia in the mid-1800s.
Attributed to Samuel Webb, this history includes letters, speeches and other information regarding Pennsylvania Hall, built as a place to discuss slavery and other important social issues of the day, but destroyed by an angry mob after only four...