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

The Liberty bell

Dates / Origin
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
Slavery -- United States
Antislavery movements -- United States
Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR3725124-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11704608
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8d170700-c623-012f-3ca6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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. https://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 July 28, 2021. https://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). Lovejoy the first martyr to American liberty. Murdered for asserting the freedom of the press at Alton Nov. 7, 1837. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-75d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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