An Historical Research respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the Republic on Negroes as Slaves, as Citizens, and as Soldiers.
An Historical Research respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the Republic on Negroes as Slaves, as Citizens, and as Soldiers.

An Historical Research respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the Republic on Negroes as Slaves, as Citizens, and as Soldiers.


Includes examinations of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Federal and various state constitutions. Six appendices including “Negroes on the Navy,” “Negro Regiments in the State of New York,” and “General Jackson’s Proclamation to the Negroes.” Published during the American Civil War, “Livermore’s Historical Research respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the Republic on Negroes as Slaves, as Citizens, and as Soldiers (1862) was…reprinted several times and is said to have been responsible for adding thousands of men to the Union forces.” (ANB)


Description: An Historical Research respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the Republic on Negroes as Slaves, as Citizens, and as Soldiers.

Boston: Published for The New-England Loyal Publication Society, by A. Williams and Company, (1862) 1863. Third Edition (Revised). xviii, [2], 184pp. 8vo. Gray, printed wrappers; sewn. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society (1862–1863). Light rubbing to wrappers at extremities; very good.

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