Two speeches delivered on December 12th, 1850 and January 14th/15th, 1851 to the Rutgers Street Presbyterian Church in New York City and the Young Men's Association of Albany, New York. Krebs delivers these speeches preaching Abolition of Slavery...
Reverend Cheever argues against the statement of slavers which stated that their views on slavery in the Bible were correct, albeit out of context. He also explains the immorality of the Fugitive Slave Act which Congress passed in 1850.
A debate on slavery between Rev. J. Blanchard, Pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian Church, arguing for the abolitionist movement that the relation of slavery is sinful, and N.L. Rice, D.D. Pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church, arguing that it is...
Jesse T. Peck, a future bishop of the Methodist Church, lays out his prescription for the development of the complete woman, from childhood through adolescence, and on into marriage and full participation in society.
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.
Jesse Bowman Young offers a thinly disguised account of his own experiences as a teenaged soldier and officer serving in a wide range of campaigns of the American Civil War, including Fort Donelson, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg.
John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his recent tour of Europe. While making his observations, he comments on the moral state of the continent and the work of the Methodist Church there.
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.