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. (Originally published in the New York Herald) American abolitionism, from 1787 to 1861

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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. (Originally published in the New York Herald)
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. 1832-1896. (Felix Gregory),
Created / Published
New York, D. Appleton & co., 1861.
Subject Headings
-  Antislavery movements--United States
Notes
-  Cover-title: American abolitionism, from 1787 to 1861. A compendium of historical facts, embracing legislation in Congress and agitation with out ...
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.
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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. 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. Originally published in the New York Herald. New York, D. Appleton & co, 1861. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/AMALL:@field([email protected](rbaapc+07600)). (Accessed October 19, 2017.)

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De Fontaine, F. G. (1861) 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. Originally published in the New York Herald. New York, D. Appleton & co. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/AMALL:@field([email protected](rbaapc+07600)).

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De Fontaine, F. G. 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. Originally published in the New York Herald. New York, D. Appleton & co, 1861. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/AMALL:@field([email protected](rbaapc+07600))>.