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.
First published in the Quarterly Christian Spectator, Bacon reviews three works: Garrison's "Thoughts on African colonization", Cropper's "Letter to Thomas Clarkson", and "Abolition of Negro slavery" in American quarterly review, September 1832.
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...
The abolitionist pamphlet examines why there is a justification of slavery in the U.S. by looking at past examples of the ancient world, especially referencing the Bible. The pamphlet then explains the differences in ancient slavery versus the...
Retired scientist, educator, and amateur historian Charles F. Himes combines his interests with a short but studied life of Thomas Cooper, one of his famous predecessors on the Dickinson College faculty.
Samuel Blanchard How, Presbyterian minister and newly appointed president of Dickinson College, speaks at length to the Cumberland County (Pennsylvania) Temperance Society on July 5, 1830 on the evils of drink.
Presented here are many of the writings of the famous "Penman of the Revolution," gathered and edited by unknown friends, to trace specifically the role of John Dickinson's ideas and words in the struggle for American independence.