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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 55

2. Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the American Anti-Slavery Society, by the Executive Committee, for the Year Ending May 1, 1861 (New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1861). (243 p.)

Account of noteworthy events during 1860-61 related to slavery and attempts to end it. Some of the topics covered in this report include the presidential election of 1860, secession of the Southern States, the beginning of hostilities, problems associated with enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act, and reports from the South revealing an increase in fear of slave insurrections.