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Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty. Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837.

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The Liberty bell. By friends of freedom.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839-1846; 1847-1858
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: Massachusetts Anti-slavery Fair; National Anti-slavery Bazaar
Date Issued: 1839
Publisher: Massachusetts Anti-slavery Fair
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.4-L (The Liberty Bell)
Topics
Antislavery movements -- United States
Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPGR3725124-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11704608
UUID: 8d170700-c623-012f-3ca6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty. Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839-1846; 1847-1858 - 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-75d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty. Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-75d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1839-1846; 1847-1858 - 1839). Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty. Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-75d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty.  Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837.