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List of Illustrations  ix 
Acknowledgments   xi
INTRODUCTION
"Seeking the One Great Remedy"  1
CHAPTER ONE
"I am too much engaged in Worldly pursuits": The Family Fortune  1
CHAPTER TWO
"Humanity is before God as one man":
Abolition and Association  29
CHAPTER THREE
"Man's paramount duty is toward his race":
A Reformer's Family  53
CHAPTER FOUR
"Has not the President used a very sharp knife?":
A War for Freedom  81
CHAPTER FIVE
"All on his country's red altar he laid":
Creating a Myth  lol
CHAPTER SIX
"What shall the harvest be?":
Reconstructing the South  129
CHAPTER SEVEN
"What do the lives of our friends teach us?": Postwar Reformers  149
CHAPTER EIGHT
"We must make land common property":
The Last Great Remedy  167
Notes   181
Bibliography  207
Index   217






Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Shaw, Francis George, 1809-1882, Abolitionists United States Biography, Social reformers United States Biography, Feminists United States Biography, Businessmen New England Biography, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century, Social movements United States History 19th century, Shaw family, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 African Americans, Reconstruction Social aspects