This Site Has
Links to Writings
by Abolitionists
Presenting Their Viewpoint
on the Sinfulness
and/or Unconstitutionality
of Slavery
in the United States,
And Related Writings

Samuel Sewall's 1700
The Selling of Joseph: A Memorial
The Wrongful Imprisonment/Speedy
Trial Act of 1701

Ralph Sandiford's 1729
Brief Examination of the Practice
Benjamin Lay's 1737
Slaveholders Apostates
George Whitefield's 1739 Letter
James Otis' 1761 Analysis
Anti-slavery Lawsuit
Court Decision 22 June 1772
Somerset v Stewart
Patrick Henry's 18 Jan 1773 Letter
Thomas Paine's 8 March 1775
African Slavery In America
S. G. Tucker's 1795
Dissertation on Slavery
Bishop Samuel Horsley's 24 June 1806 Anti-Slavery Speech
Rev. John Rankin's 1823
Letters on American Slavery
David Walker's 28 September 1829 Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
Rev. George Bourne's 1834 Picture of Slavery in the United States of America
Rev. Beriah Green's 17 July 1836
Things for Northern Men to Do
Benjamin Lundy's 1837 War in Texas
Rev. Theodore Weld's 1837
The Bible Against Slavery
Salmon P. Chase's Nov 1837
Anti-Slavery Legal Brief
Gerrit Smith's 21 March 1839
Letter to Hon. Henry Clay
Rev. Theodore Weld's 4 May 1839
Slavery Conditions
Rev. Beriah Green's 1839
Chattel Principle
James Birney's 1840
The American Churches:
The Bulwarks of American Slavery

Prof. Rev. Charles G. Finney, "Lecture XXXIV" Section VII, Paragraphs 2-4 and Remarks, paras 2, 5, 8, and 11 (Oberlin, 9 June 1841)
George W. F. Mellen's 1841
Unconstitutionality of Slavery
Lewis Tappan's 1843
Address to the Non-slaveholders
of the South

Rev. Henry Highland Garnet's 16 August 1843 Address to the Slaves
Rev. Stephen Foster's July 1843
Brotherhood of Thieves
Frederick Douglass's 28 April 1845
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Alvan Stewart's 21-22 May 1845
Legal Speech For Freeing Slaves
Charles Sumner's 4 July 1845
Lecture Against Pro-Slavery War
Lysander Spooner's 1845
Unconstitutionality of Slavery
Rev. Wm. Patton's August 1846
Pro-slavery Interpretations of the
Bible: Productive of Infidelity

Sen. Thomas Corwin's 11 Feb 1847
Anti-War for Slavery
Rev. Parker Pillsbury's Nov 1847
Church Forlorn Hope
Rep. Abraham Lincoln's 12 Jan 1848
Anti-War for Slavery
Rev. Silas McKeen's 1 March 1848
Disfellowshipping Slavers
Gerrit Smith's 18 March 1848
Letter to the Liberty Party
of New Hampshire

Rep. Horace Mann's 23 Feb 1849
Slavery and the Slave-Trade . . . .
Joel Tiffany's 1849
Unconstitutionality of Slavery
Rev. John G. Fee's 1849
Non-Fellowship With Slaveholders
The Duty of Christians

Lewis Tappan's 1 Nov 1850
The Fugitive Slave Bill: Its
History and Unconstitutionality

Rev. John G. Fee's 1851
Sinfulness of Slavery
Rev. John G. Fee's 1851
Anti-Slavery Manual
Hon. Robert Rantoul, Jr.'s 3 April 1851 Fugitive Slave Law Speech
Rev. Wm. Goodell's 1852
Slavery and Anti-Slavery
Harriet B. Stowe's 1853
History of Slavery aka Key
Abraham Lincoln's 16 October
1854 Peoria Speech
Edward C. Rogers' 1855 Slavery
Illegality in All Ages and Nations

William I. Bowditch's 1855
White Slavery in the United States
William E. Whiting, et al.'s June 1855
Radical Abolitionist Convention
Richard Hildreth's 1856
Atrocious Judges
Rev. George Cheever's June 1856
Pulpit Duty on Slavery
Rev. George Cheever's 30 Oct 1856 Against Extension of Slavery
Rev. George Cheever's 1857
God Against Slavery
Rev. George Cheever's May 1858
Fire and Hammer Against Slavery
Frederick Douglass' March 1860
Unconstitutionality of Slavery
Sen. Charles Sumner's 4 June 1860
Barbarism of Slavery
Rep. Charles H. Van Wyck's 16 June 1860 Despotism of Slavery
Henry Wilson's 1877
History of Slavepower
Frederick Douglass'
Escape from Slavery”

23 Century Illust'd Mag 125-131 (Nov 1881)

Rev. Parker Pillsbury's 1883 History
Acts of the Anti-Slavery Apostles
"I'm A Good Old Rebel"
A Modern View: "Was the
American Founding Unjust?
The Case of Slavery
DWB: (Modern Slavery)
David W. Padrusch, Aftershock: Beyond
the Civil War
(A & E, 2006)
Anti-slavery Homepage
Tobacco Issues Homepage
Pertinent Books Resource Site

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