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Anti-slavery standard.


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


New York, N.Y.


American Anti-Slavery Society

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



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