Book/Printed Material History of American abolitionism : its four great epochs, embracing narratives of the ordinance of 1787, compromise of 1820, annexation of Texas, Mexican War, Wilmot Proviso, Negro insurrections, abolition riots, slave rescues, Compromise of 1850, Kansas bill of 1854, John Brown insurrection, 1859, valuable statistics, &c., &c., &c., together with a history of the southern confederacy American abolitionism, from 1787 to 1861

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Title
History of American abolitionism : its four great epochs, embracing narratives of the ordinance of 1787, compromise of 1820, annexation of Texas, Mexican War, Wilmot Proviso, Negro insurrections, abolition riots, slave rescues, Compromise of 1850, Kansas bill of 1854, John Brown insurrection, 1859, valuable statistics, &c., &c., &c., together with a history of the southern confederacy
Other Title
American abolitionism, from 1787 to 1861
Summary
A critique of American abolitionism after 1787, with emphasis upon the negative impact of the movement on the South and slavery. De Fontaine blames fanatic abolitionists for causing dissolution of the Union and for spoiling chances for gradual emancipation in the South. He also gives basic facts and figures on the initial six states of the southern confederacy, including biographies of Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stevens and the slave and free populations of these states.
Contributor Names
De Fontaine, F. G. (Felix Gregory), 1832-1896.
Murray, Daniel Alexander Payne, 1852-1925, former owner.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
New York : D. Appleton & Co., 1861.
Subject Headings
-  Antislavery movements--United States
Notes
-  "Originally published in the New York herald."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and the Internet Archive Web site.
Medium
66 p. ; 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E441 .D31
E449 .D16 vol. 26, no. 5A Another copy. Inscription in ink on cover: For Mr. Daniel Murray Library of Congress. Inscription in pencil on p. 12: Political discussion. Inscription in pencil on p. 14 trimmed: [m]any noble [m]en came to front at [?] period. Pencil checkmarks on p. 12-13.
E185 .A254 container D, no. 76 Another copy. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 15467.
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/scd0001.00118370144
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/scd0001.00118370181
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t2605a
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbaapc.07600
Library of Congress Control Number
04020568
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A critique of American abolitionism after 1787, with emphasis upon the negative impact of the movement on the South and slavery. De Fontaine blames fanatic abolitionists for causing dissolution of the Union and for spoiling chances for gradual emancipation in the South. He also gives basic facts and figures on the initial six states of the southern confederacy, including biographies of Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stevens and the slave and free populations of these states.
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De Fontaine, F. G, Daniel Alexander Payne Murray, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection, and African American Pamphlet Collection. History of American abolitionism: its four great epochs, embracing narratives of the ordinance of , compromise of 1820, annexation of Texas, Mexican War, Wilmot Proviso, Negro insurrections, abolition riots, slave rescues, Compromise of 1850, Kansas bill of 1854, John Brown insurrection, 1859, valuable statistics, &c., &c., &c., together with a history of the southern confederacy. New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1861. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/04020568/.

APA citation style:

De Fontaine, F. G., Murray, D. A. P., Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection & African American Pamphlet Collection. (1861) History of American abolitionism: its four great epochs, embracing narratives of the ordinance of , compromise of 1820, annexation of Texas, Mexican War, Wilmot Proviso, Negro insurrections, abolition riots, slave rescues, Compromise of 1850, Kansas bill of 1854, John Brown insurrection, 1859, valuable statistics, &c., &c., &c., together with a history of the southern confederacy. New York: D. Appleton & Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/04020568/.

MLA citation style:

De Fontaine, F. G, et al. History of American abolitionism: its four great epochs, embracing narratives of the ordinance of , compromise of 1820, annexation of Texas, Mexican War, Wilmot Proviso, Negro insurrections, abolition riots, slave rescues, Compromise of 1850, Kansas bill of 1854, John Brown insurrection, 1859, valuable statistics, &c., &c., &c., together with a history of the southern confederacy. New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1861. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/04020568/>.