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Collection Reference Number GLC05766
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1844 
Title An address delivered in the court-house in Concord, Massachusetts, on 1st August, 1844, on the anniversary of the emancipation of the negroes of the British West Indies
Date 1844
Author Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Speech by Emerson attacking slavery, one of his earliest statements in support of abolition. First edition. Published by James Munroe and Company.
Subjects Transcendentalism  Reform Movement  Poetry  Literature and Language Arts  Slavery  African American History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Abolition  Caribbean  
People Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Arts & Literature; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859