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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.42
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title An appeal for the Sabbath
Date ca. 1840-1870
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Smith declares, "the spirit of the age and the tide of our prosperity threaten to wrest from us this most precious institution of the Creator of the world." Includes a printed patterned border.
Subjects Reform Movement  Religion  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Theme Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859