Table of contents for His brother's blood : speeches and writings, 1838-64 / Owen Lovejoy ; edited by William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore ; foreword by Paul Simon.


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Contents
 Foreword by Paul Simon
 Preface
 Introduction
 Editorial Method
 Chronology
 Part 1: Member of American Anti-Slavery Society, 1838-42
 Introduction: Sinners, Saints, and God-fearing Folk
 1. An Open Letter to the Citizens of Alton, 1838
 2. An Open Letter from the Rock River Congregational Association
 of Illinois to the Church in Scotland, July 16, 1841
 3. Sermon: The Supremacy of the Divine Law, January 1842
 4. An Open Pastoral Letter to Rock River Congregational
 Association, March 26, 1842
 5. Sermon: Religion and Politics, July 21, 1842
 Part 2: Member of the Liberty Party, 1842-48
 Introduction: Evangelicals, Republicans, and Political Organizers
 6. Address to the Liberty Party of Illinois, July 26, 1842
 7. An Open Letter: No Sin to Steal, July 26, 1842
 8. Reports on Lovejoy's Speeches at the National Liberty Party
 Convention in Buffalo, August 30, 1843
 9. An Open Letter upon Returning from the Liberty Party
 Convention in Buffalo, September 14, 1843
 10. Sermon: Christ Died for All, without Regard to Person, Age,
 Rank or Color, July 1844
 11. Speeches at the Northwestern Convention of the Liberty Party
 in Chicago, June 1846
 12. Two Letters and a Report While Canvassing in Massachusetts
 for the Liberty Party, Fall 1846
 13. Report of Two Speeches at the Last National Liberty Party
 Convention, Buffalo, New York, October 20, 1847
 Part 3: Member of the Free Soil and Free Democratic Parties,
 1848-54
 Introduction: Perfectionists, Opportunists, and Religious Change
 Agents
 14. An Open Letter in Response to Political Questions in the
 Aurora Guardian, July 18, 1848
 15. An Open Letter upon Returning from the Free Soil Convention
 in Buffalo, New York, August 22, 1848
 16. Sermon: Signs of the Coming Reign of the Messiah, January
 1850
 17. Report of Speech at the Free Democratic State Convention,
 October 25-26, 1853
 Part 4: Leader in Forming the Republican Party, 1854-57
 Introduction: Douglas, Lincoln, and Fusion
 18. Report of Remarks at the State Republican Convention, October
 4 and 5, 1854, October 12, 1854
 19. Speech in the Illinois State Legislature on Colored People
 Having the Right to Testify in Court, January 11, 1855
 20. Speech: Three Antislavery Resolutions Given in the Illinois
 State Legislature, February 6, 1855
 21. Opening Prayer at the First National Meeting of the
 Republican Party, February 22, 1856
 22. Speech at the First National Meeting of the Republican Party,
 February 22, 1856
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 23. Reports of the "Lost Speech" of Lovejoy at the Bloomington
 Anti-Nebraska State Nominating Convention, May 29, 1856
 24. Reports of the Speech after the Bolter's Convention in
 Bloomington, Illinois, July 16, 1856
 25. Report of the Campaign Speech for Congress at Neponset,
 Illinois, October 26, 1856
 Part 5: Minority Gadfly Member of the 35th Congress, 1857-59
 Introduction: Ruffians, Abusers of Power, and "Fanatics"
 26. First Speech in Congress, on Deception in the Treasury Note
 Bill, December 21, 1857
 27. Speech: Human Beings, Not Property, in Response to the
 Supreme Court Decision on the Dred and Harriet Scott Case,
 February 17, 1858
 28. Remarks on Contract Corruption during the Debate on the
 Deficiency Bill, April 2 and 7, 1858
 29. Remarks on the Decoration of the Agriculture Committee Room,
 May 27, 1858
 30. Acceptance Speech on Receiving Unanimous Renomination at
 Joliet Convention, June 30, 1858
 31. National Sabbath Speech at Bryant's Grove, Princeton,
 Illinois, July 4, 1858
 32. Report of Lovejoy's Speech after the First Lincoln-Douglas
 Debate at Ottawa, August 21, 1858
 33. Report of Lovejoy's Speech on the Fugitive Slave Law after
 the Lincoln-Douglas Debate at Freeport, August 27, 1858
 34. Speech: Fanaticism of the Democratic Party, February 21, 1859
 35. Speech at the Mount Vernon Association: Princeton, Illinois,
 May 25, 1859
 Part 6: Partisan Republican Member of the 36th Congress, 1859-61
 Introduction: Voters, Compromisers, and Promise Keepers
 36. Speech Championing the Homestead Bill, March 20, 1860
 37. Speech: the Barbarism of Slavery, Delivered under Hostile
 Conditions in Congress, April 5, 1860
 38. Reports of Campaign Speech near Alton, July 20, 1860
 39. Report of Campaign Speech at Greenup, August 16, 1860
 40. Campaign Speech at Freeport, September 12, 1860
 41. Campaign Speech at the Chicago Wigwam, October 15, 1860
 42. Lovejoy's Resolution on Obedience to the Constitution and the
 Defense of National Property, December 17, 1860
 43. Speech: State of the Union, on Making No Compromises with
 Slavery, January 23, 1861
 44. Shortest Speech: Remarks on Compromising with Slavery,
 January 28, 1861
 45. Speech at War Meeting in Princeton, Illinois: What the war is
 about, April 25, 1861
 Part 7: A Floor Leader of the Triumphant 37th Congress, 1861-63
 Introduction: Unionists, Moderates, and Emancipationists
 46. Lovejoy's Resolutions: Opposing the Return of Fugitive Slaves
 to Their Masters, July 8 and 9, 1861
 47. Princeton Speech: War Powers Provide the Way to Free the
 Slaves with the Use of Black Troops, Late November 1861
 48. Lovejoy's Resolutions Expanding the Confiscation Act to
 Include Slaves of All Citizens in Rebellion, December 5th and
 20th, 1861
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 49. Lovejoy's Resolution Granting Diplomatic Status to Hayti and
 Liberia, December 11, 1861
 50. Speech: Conduct of the War, Advocating Its Vigorous
 Prosecution, January 6, 1862
 51. Remarks on the Surrender of Traitors to the British
 Government, January 14, 1862
 52. Remarks on Lovejoy's Bill to Establish a Department of
 Agriculture, February 17, 1862
 53. Remarks on Taxing Slaveholders per Slave, March 25, 1862
 54. Remarks to Charges That Antislavery Men Are As Responsible
 for the War As the Rebels, March 25, 1862
 55. Remarks on Lovejoy's Bill to Abolish Slavery in the District
 of Columbia, April 11, 1862
 56. Remarks on the Pacific Railroad Bill, April 17, 1862
 57. Speech: Second Confiscation Act, Dealing with the Status of
 Rebel Property, Claiming a Niche in History for Abraham
 Lincoln, April 24, 1862
 58. Lovejoy's Resolutions on Prohibiting Slavery in the
 Territories, May 1, 9, 12, and June 17, 1862
 59. Speech at Cooper Institute, New York City, Introduced by
 William Cullen Bryant, June 12, 1862
 60. Speech at a War Meeting in Chicago, Rallying Troops and
 Encouraging the Use of Black Troops, August 2, 1862
 61. Speech at a War Meeting in Princeton on the Agony and
 Necessity of This Conflict, August 7, 1862
 62. Report of Lovejoy's Remarks on the Emancipation Proclamation
 at the Springfield Convention, September 25, 1862
 63. Reports of Speeches Promoting the Administration on the
 Campaign Trail, Fall 1862
 64. Speech in Princeton: Victory after a Bitter Campaign,
 November 19, 1862
 65. Remarks on Reconstruction Policy Contrary to Congressman
 Stevens, January 9, 1863
 66. Speech on the Negro Regiment Bill, January 29, 1863
 67. Open Letter to the Springfield Journal Affirming Lincoln for
 President, September 5, 1863
 68. Speech in Princeton on the Results of Off-year Elections,
 October 22, 1863
 69. Speech at the North Western Fair of the U.S. Sanitary
 Commission, November 5, 1863
 70. Open Letter to the American Anti-Slavery Society Meeting in
 Philadelphia on Its Thirtieth Anniversary, November 22, 1863
 71. Last Public Prayer at Hampshire Colony Congregational Church,
 November 26, 1863
 Part 8: Esteemed Colleague of the 38th Congress, December 7,
 1863-March 25, 1864
 Introduction: Freedman, Avengers, and Allies
 72. Speech on Reconstruction Policy: Lovejoy's last in Princeton,
 Illinois, November 26, 1863
 73. Remarks Concerning Lovejoy's Bill to Make Slaveholding a
 Crime, December 14, 1863
 74. Report of Lovejoy's Last Speech, at the New City Hall,
 Portland, Maine, Predicting Lincoln's Re-election, December
 26, 1863
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 75. Letter from Owen Lovejoy to William Lloyd Garrison, February
 22, 1864
 76. Last Public Words: Letter to Governor John Andrew of
 Massachusetts, February 22, 1864
 77. Eulogy for Owen Lovejoy from Abraham Lincoln, June 9, 1864
 Bibliography
 Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 Archives, Abolitionists United States Archives, Legislators United States Archives, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Friends and associates Archives, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century Sources, Antislavery movements Illinois History 19th century Sources, United States Politics and government 1849-1861 Sources, Illinois Politics and government To 1865 Sources