The Slave's Friend

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The Slave's Friend - a periodical published by the American Anti-Slavery Society

The periodical consisted of sketches, stories and poems, and was illustrated by woodcuts promoting the cause of abolition. It was intended primarily for children.

New York: R. G. Williams & the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1836-1838

am I not a woman and a sister?

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