Oration in Honor of Universal Emancipation in the British Empire, Delivered at South Reading, August First, 1834. David L. CHILD.

Oration in Honor of Universal Emancipation in the British Empire, Delivered at South Reading, August First, 1834

Boston: Garrison and Knapp, 1834. First Edition. Address delivered on the occasion of Britain's abolition of slavery, the author describing what he believed to be seven stages, spanning two and a half centuries, that lead to this decision, reflecting his wife Lydia Maria Child's "emphasis on the long history of the movement to which they were committed" (Edward Bartlett Rugemer, "The Problem of Emancipation" (2009), p. 138). DUMOND, p. 37; LCP AFRO-AMERICANA 2264. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's stitched self-wrappers; 38pp. Foxing throughout, rear leaf (blank) creased, else Very Good and sound overall.

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