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These are excerpts from Joseph Sturge's book, A Visit to the United States in 1841, and they show what he saw on his visit to the United States. He promoted for the abolition of slavery in the U.S. especiallly after his visit.
This image shows a group of Philadelphia abolitionists including Robert Purvis. There is also Lucretia Mott who was a women suffragette and abolitionists.
Appeal of forty thousand citizens, threatened with disfranchisement, to the people of Pennsylvania. Was in response to the Reform Convention.
This is a manuscript of the writing of Robert Purvis in response to Pennsylvania trying to pass laws to restrict African Americans.
Originally from, Edmund Sturge, a Quaker and advocate for abolition.The letter in Donald Mackenzie's book addressed Sturge's plea to the Sultan of Morocco to outlaw slavery in the region.
Resolution of the 13th Amendment, submitted and signed by Abraham Lincoln, as well as being signed by Congress.
Audio Guide for Panel 1 of Voices from the Great War