William Henry Furness was the Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia and a prominent abolitionist whose home was used as a station on the Underground Railroad.
Black ink on paper, printed copy of [An / Address / Delivered Before A Meeting / Of The / Members And Friends / Of The / Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society / During The Annual Fair / December 19, 1849 / By W.H. Furness.]. The publisher’s information can be found on the bottom of the cover page: [Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, Printers, No. 7 Carter’s Alley. 1850.] The cover is a faded green paper and is worn around the edges. The address has 16 interior pages written in black ink on white paper.