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Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 4,510 works in 5,009 publications in 1 language and 45,189 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Speeches  Sermons  Periodicals  Orders in council  Biography  Church history  Controversial literature  Sources 
Classifications: E449, 326.0973
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Most widely held works by Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
American slavery as it is; testimony of a thousand witnesses by Theodore Dwight Weld( Book )

4 editions published between 1839 and 2008 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Dwight Weld (1803-1895), a prominent abolitionist and reformer, was born in Hampton, Connecticut. Following a dramatic religious conversion through the evangelism of Charles Grandison Finney, Weld entered Lane Seminary. There he became active in the abolitionist movement and converted many students to the abolitionist cause. When the faculty issued an ultimatum requiring that students cease their abolitionist work, the students protested. Their actions so upset Lane's board of trustees that Weld and fifty other students left the school. Weld continued to agitate for the abolitionist cause and gained prominence in the west. In 1838, Weld married Angelina Grimke, one of a pair of South Carolina sisters who had shunned their aristocratic status to become antislavery and women's rights activists. Later in life, Weld became interested in experimental education and was an administrator at schools for reformers' children. He was also a forceful advocate for libraries and free access to books, aid for southern blacks, and women's suffrage.Theodore Weld, his wife Angelina Grimke, and her sister Sarah Grimke compiled American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses, which was published by the American Anti-slavery Society. It was designed to portray the horrors of American Slavery through a collection of first-hand testimonials and personal narratives from both freedmen and whites. The work describes the slave diet, their hours of work and rest, clothing, housing, privations and afflictions. It also includes pro-slavery arguments that the authors refute. American Slavery As It Is was widely distributed and was one of the most influential of the American antislavery tracts
Speech (suppressed by the previous question) of Mr. John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts : on the removal of the public deposites, and its reasons by John Quincy Adams( )

3 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations upon the government of the United States of America by James Sullivan( )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace without dishonour--war without hope : being a calm and dispassionate enquiry into the question of the Chesapeake, and the necessity and expediency of war by John Lowell( )

2 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines of the life and public services, civil and military, of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio by Caleb Cushing( )

2 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of the planters of tobacco in Virginia, as represented by themselves( )

1 edition published in 1733 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address to the citizens of Boston on the XVIIth of September MDCCCXXX, the close of the second century from the first settlement of the city by Josiah Quincy( )

2 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on the measures carrying on with respect to the British colonies in North America by Matthew Robinson-Morris Rokeby( Book )

4 editions published in 1774 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Thomas O. Selfridge, attorney at law, before the Hon. Isaac Parker, Esquire, for killing Charles Austin, on the public exchange, in Boston, August 4, 1806 by Thomas O Selfridge( Book )

5 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive slave law: the religious duty of obedience to law; a sermon, preached in the Second Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, Nov. 24, 1850 by Ichabod S Spencer( Book )

1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report of the Board of Managers of the Prison Discipline Society by Mass.) Prison Discipline Society (Boston( )

in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Declaration of His most sacred Majesty, King James the Second, to all his loving subjects in the kingdom of England by England and Wales( )

2 editions published in 1689 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection

Misc Pam (Library of Congress)

Misc1 Pam (Library of Congress)

Misc2 Pam (Library of Congress)

Misc3 Pam (Library of Congress)

Misc4 Pam (Library of Congress)

Miscellaneous Pamphlets Coll (Library of Congress)

Miscellaneous Pamphlets (Library of Congress)

Languages
English (46)