James Gillespie Birney Correspondence

MS L34 Birney

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Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857
Title
James Gillespie Birney Correspondence
Inclusive Dates
1837-1838
Identification
MS L34 Birney
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Published correspondence between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Carolina delegation in Congress, and James G. Birney, one of the secretaries of the American Anti-slavery Society.

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Acquisition Information

Purchased June 1965.

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Preferred Form of Citation

James Gillespie Birney Correspondence (MS L34 Birney), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

James Gillespie Birney (1792-1857) was one of the secretaries of the American Anti-slavery Society.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Carolina delegation in Congress, and James G. Birney, one of the secretaries of the American Anti-slavery Society. Published correspondence, dated New York and Washington, Dec. 4, 1837...May 24, 1838; Publication headed: Human Rights, Extra, Remarks in Explanation. Across the top of front page is handwritten notation: Please read without prejudice and circulate. A letter from Gov. J. S. Conway of Arkansas is included with letters from governors of several slave-holding states who declined to accept complimentary copies of a periodical publication of the American Anti-slavery Society.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

American Anti-Slavery Society

Slavery

Elmore, F. H. (Franklin Harper), 1799-1850

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

    Box LOC 968

    Box LOC 968 Folder MS L34 Birney

    Correspondence between Hon. F. H. Elmore and James G. Birney, 1837-1838 (8 p. uncut sheet)

    END OF COLLECTION

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