“[Invitation to Attend the North-Western Liberty Convention, an Anti-Slavery Rally to be Held in Chicago on June 24, 1846]”

Charles V. Dyer et al. 1846.

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A printed invitation to an anti-slavery convention in Chicago on June 24 featuring prominent Illinois abolitionists, dated May 15, 1846.

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A printed invitation to an anti-slavery convention in Chicago on June 24 featuring prominent Illinois abolitionists, dated May 15, 1846 (detail).

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Item Type Document
Title [Invitation to Attend the North-Western Liberty Convention, an Anti-Slavery Rally to be Held in Chicago on June 24, 1846]
Short Title Invitation to North-Western Liberty Convention, 1846
Creator Charles V. Dyer et al
Publication Date 1846
Call Number VAULT Ruggles 425
Location Special Collections 4th floor
Notes Invitation, addressed "Dear Sir", and dated May 15, 1846 in Chicago, containing a request by Dr. Charles V. Dyer of Chicago, and eleven other Illinois abolitionists, including Zebina Eastman and Daniel Davidson, co-publishers of the abolitionist paper, Western citizen, published in Chicago between 1845-1849; Ichabod Codding of Chicago, Owen Lovejoy of Princeton, William H. Taylor, Luther Rossiter, William Thirds, William H. Kennicott, Seth P. Warner, J.V. Smith, and John M. Wilson to attend an anti-slavery convention in Chicago on June 24, 1846. Purchased with the assistance of Robert E. Wedgeworth. Forms part of the Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection at the Newberry Library.