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Collection Reference Number GLC05119
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1839 
Title American slavery as it is: testimony of a thousand witnesses
Date 1839
Author Weld, Theodore Dwight (1803-1895)  
Document Type Book
Content Description Possibly a first edition. Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society. Weld asserts, "A majority of the facts and testimony contained in this work rests upon the authority of slaveholders, whose names and residences are given to the public, as vouchers for the truth of their statements... Their testimony is taken, mainly, from recent newspapers, published in slave states." Includes contents and thorough index of privations, punishments, cruelties and objections to abolition.
Subjects American Anti-Slavery Society Member  Slave Life  Slavery  African American History  Abolition  Reform Movement  
People Weld, Theodore Dwight (1803-1895)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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