Written by
Birney, James Gillespie, American, 1792 - 1857
Published by
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870
Subject of
Rev. Mills, Thornton J., American
Kentucky Colonization Society, American, 1829 - 1859
Date
1838
Medium
ink on paper, graphite
Dimensions
H x W: 6 1/2 x 4 3/16 in. (16.5 x 10.6 cm)
Description
A pamphlet titled “Letter on colonization : addressed to the Rev. Thornton J. Mills, corresponding secretary of the Kentucky Colonization Society” written by James G. Birney. The document is printed in brown ink on off-white paper. The publisher’s information is at the bottom. A handwritten inscription in brown ink is at the top of the document. It reads “[illegible] No 34.” Written in Graphite at the center of the document, next to the middle initial of the author’s name is “illespie.” The document has foxing throughout and is heavily stained. The publisher’s information is at the bottom. The pamphlet consists of approximately 24 pages and has a stitched center binding.
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement
Colonization movement
Type
documents
Topic
American South
Communication
Mass media
Religious groups
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.1.17
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a54b9987-b2cc-4747-8762-8d0025dcd356

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