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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.012
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1857 
Title Compensated emancipation: a speech by Gerrit Smith, in the National Compensation Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio, August 25, 26 and 27, 1857
Date 25 August 1857 - 27 August 1857
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description First edition. Smith, a former United States Representative from New York, writes: "The sin of extending the area of slavery, and of encouraging the slaveholders to multiply their investments in human flesh, lies at the door of the North as well as at the door of the South. Northern commerce has connived at, and openly upheld, Slavery." Location of printing is not cited.
Subjects Emancipation  Abolition  Reform Movement  African American History  Politics  Commerce  Economics  Finance  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Place written Cleveland, Ohio
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859