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The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, established in 1840 under the editorship of Lydia Maria Child and David Lee Child. The paper published continuously until the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1870. Its motto was “Without Concealment—Without Compromise.” It contained Volume I, number 1, June 11, 1840 through volume XXX, number 50, April 16, 1870. The digitized issue available at UCF Special Collections is: Vol. XXI. No. 51, Saturday, May 4, 1861.


Antislavery movements -- United States -- Newspapers -- African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Newspapers -- New York (N.Y.) -- Newspapers -- New York County (N.Y.) -- Newspapers -- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Newspapers -- Philadelphia County (Pa.) -- Newspapers -- 1861 -- Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846 -- Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880 -- Child, David Lee, 1794-1874 -- American Anti-Slavery Society -- Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society

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American Anti-Slavery Society


New York, N.Y.

File Location

African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010.
UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02


4 pages; 65 cm

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National Anti-Slavery Standard Vol. XXI. No. 51, Saturday, May 4, 1861.