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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 54

4. Charles Follen, “The Cause of Freedom in Our Country,” Quarterly Anti-Slavery Magazine 2 (October 1836): 61-73.

Explanation of how the existence of slavery in the United States threatens the freedoms of every citizen, regardless of where he or she lives. “Slavery is not a local evil, that strikes only the spot on which it settles, with bareness; it is a stagnant pool that infects the whole neighborhood, and aggravates every minor disorder in the body politic.”