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  Political Anti-Slavery Convention
Author: No authors specified.
Date: May 29, 1860

This announcement called for a political anti-slavery convention to be held in Boston on May 29, 1860. The men who called the convention, who were listed at the end of the announcement, believed that neither of the current political parties truly represented their anti-slavery sentiments. They stated their goal in terms of liberty for all people, both black and white.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Collection, #401, Box 1, Folder 8
Item Number: 101492              Number of images: 2
Keywords: African Americans; Antislavery perspective; Boston, Massachusetts; Hinton, Richard Josiah; Political conventions; Proslavery supporters; Redpath, James, 1833-1891; Slave power; Slavery; Slaves; United States Government; United States. Constitution
 
 

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