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1846 book aimed to teach kids the ABCs of abolishing slavery

February 18, 2016 - Uncategorized

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In December 1846, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery society held one of its regular fairs. On sale at this particular event was The Anti-Slavery Alphabet, a slim volume written by Hannah and Mary Townsend and published by Merrihew & Thompson. The book aimed to educate the youngest of readers on the importance and moral necessity of the abolitionist movement.

Image: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Image: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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