Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends Against Slavery: Revived by the Representatives of New England Yearly Meeting. Quakers, New England Yearly Meeting of Friends.

Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends Against Slavery: Revived by the Representatives of New England Yearly Meeting

Boston: Printed by S.N. Dickinson & Co., 1847.

12mo (7 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches; 183 x 119 mm), 12 pages, in original printed wrappers.

A full-throated cry against slavery. The Quakers, who had long opposed slavery, wonder how a supposedly Christian nation could allow such evil to exist. "From the border slave states to the far south and southwest, the vessels of the slave-trader regularly ply, laden with youthful victims, reared like cattle for the market" (page 4).

OCLC shows 21 physical holdings of this pamphlet by institutions (with far more in digital formats). None in commerce. SCARCE.

CONDITION: Slight soiling and creasing to wrappers, horizontal fold, probably for mailing. Very Good or better. Item #2345

Price: $350.00