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Book/Printed Material The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

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Title

  • The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans : illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15, 1791

Summary

  • Logical arguments against slavery and the slave trade. Edwards advocates abolition of both in the U.S. and abroad. Appendix contains further agruments about manumission and alleged problem with it, especially in the South. Edwards was a Congregational minister and president of Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.

Names

  • Edwards, Jonathan, 1745-1801.
  • Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage.
  • Francis Markoe Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Boston : Wells and Lilly..., 1822.

Headings

  • -  Slavery--United States
  • -  Slave trade--Sermons

Genre

  • Sermons--Connecticut--New Haven--1791

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.

Medium

  • 40 p. ; 25 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E446 .E28
  • AC901 .M2 vol. 15, no. 1 Copy no. undetermined.
  • E449 .D16 vol. 23, no. 11 Copy no. undetermined.
  • AC901 .M5 vol. 295, no. 1 Copy no. undetermined.
  • AC901 .M5 vol. 1058, no. 16 Copy no. undetermined.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 10032498

Online Format

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  • online text
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Edwards, Jonathan, And The Relief Of Persons Unlawfully Holden In Bondage Connecticut Society For The Promotion Of Freedom, Francis Markoe Pamphlet Collection, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection, and Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans: illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1822. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/10032498/.

APA citation style:

Edwards, J., Connecticut Society For The Promotion Of Freedom, A. T. R. O. P. U. H. I. B., Francis Markoe Pamphlet Collection, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection & Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. (1822) The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans: illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15. Boston: Wells and Lilly. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/10032498/.

MLA citation style:

Edwards, Jonathan, et al. The injustice and impolicy of the slave trade, and of the slavery of the Africans: illustrated in a sermon preached before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and for the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage, at their annual meeting in New-Haven, Sept. 15. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1822. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/10032498/>.