Table of contents for Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings, 1760-1820 / general editor, James G. Basker ; associate editors Justine Ahlstrom ... [et al.].

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1] Observations on the inslaving, importing and purchasing of Negroes
(1760) and Notes on the Slave Trade (1781) by Anthony Benezet
Edited by Thomas Wolf, Harvard University.     . . . . . 1
2] A Mite Cast into the Treasury: Or, Observations on Slave-Keeping
(1772) by David Cooper
Edited by Kristin DeBusk, Texas Technological University 31
3] A Serious Address to the Rulers of America, on the Inconsistency of
their Conduct Respecting Slavery (1783) by David Cooper
Edited by Rebecca Miller, University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill  . . .  . . .  . . .  . . . .  . . .  . . .  53
4] The Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the
Abolition of Slavery (1787)
Edited by Sam Rosenfeld, Columbia University. . . . . 79
5] A Poetical Epistle to the Enslaved Africans, in the Character of an
Ancient Negro ( 1790) byJoseph Sansom
Edited by Raphael B. Moreen, Princeton University . . 105
6] The Injustice and Impolicy of the Slave Trade and of the Slavery of the
Africans... A Sermon (1791) byJonathan Edwards
Edited by Sarah Gamertsfelder, University of Maine . .  135
7] Three Anti-Slavery Woman Writers: "The African Chief"
(1793; repr. 1823) and an excerpt from Beacon Hill (1797) by
Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton; "On Slavery" (1805) by
Isabella Oliver Sharp; and An Address to the Inhabitants of
Charleston, South Carolina (1805) by Ann Alexander
Edited by Kathryn Gin, Stanford University. . . . .. . 175
8] Minutes of the Proceedings of a Convention of Delegates from the Abo-
lition Societies Established in Different Parts of the United States
Edited by Jennifer Randazzo, University of Notre Dame  217
9] The American in Algiers, or the Patriot of Seventy-Six in Captivity
(1797) [anonymous]
Edited byJ. Micah Guster, Tennessee State University . . 243
10] An Oration on the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1809) by Henry
Edited by Laura Ferguson, Oregon State University . . 277
11] Letters from a Man of Colour on a Late Bill Before the Senate of Penn-
sylvania (1813) [byJames Forten?]
Edited by Nicholas Osborne, Johns Hopkins University. . 297
12] Papers Relative to the Restriction of Slavery. Speeches of Mr. King...
on the Bill for Authorising the People of the Territory of Missouri to
Form a Constitution (1819)
Edited by Eric C. Steinhart, St. Olaf College .. .  .  319

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Antislavery movements United States History 18th century Sources, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century Sources, Abolitionists United States Political activity History 18th century Sources, Abolitionists United States Political activity History 19th century Sources, United States Politics and government 1783-1865 Sources