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The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies

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Title
The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies
Collection

Five hundred thousand strokes for freedom: a series of anti-slavery tracts, of which half a million are now first issued by the friends of the Negro

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: London
Publisher: W. & F. Cash
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.4-A (Armistead, W. Five hundred thousand strokes)
Topics
Slavery -- United States
Antislavery movements
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR7021926-B
Barcode: 33433034107551
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11759446
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51878e00-c625-012f-1651-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-7642-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 18, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-7642-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-7642-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The friends of humanity laying the axe to the upas tree of slavery, which is ever loaded with the sum of all villanies