Douglass Paper Inventory

Volume IV

Volume#: IV Issue#: 27 Whole No. 183
Date: June 26, 1851
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Erosion in top left corner, some foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: "5.00 JW" penciled in top right corner.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories
• . . . Union in England, and . . . American Slavery
• Rev. Dr. Pennington
• The Expounder and the South
• Call for a National Convention of the Liberty Party

Volume#: IV Issue#: 28 Whole No. 184
Date: Thursday, July 3, 1851
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Poor. Stain on top of paper, erosion on top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: "JW" penciled in the corner.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• . . . Embrace of American Slavery
• Excommunication of American Ministers
• A Juryman Expelled
• George Thompson at Norristown, Penn.
• The Fourth of July Celebration

Volume#: IV Issue#: 36 Whole No. 192
Thursday, August 28, 1851
Height: 27" Width: 18-3/4"
Condition: Excellent, except for some deterioration of the fold from top to 7-1/2" down. Some of what appear to be ink stains above masthead near subscriber's name.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: JW initials; 5.00 erased. John Thomas, corresponding editor.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Anniversary of West Indian Negro Emancipation
• The Higher Law
• First of August in New Bedford
• Slavery and the Capture of Washington City in 1814
• Beauties of Slavery
• Whig Hypocrisy
• Resolutions Adopted at the Peace Congress
• The Anti-Slavery Meeting

Volume#: IV Issue:# 37
Date: Thursday, September 4, 1851
Height 26-3/4" Weight 18-1/2"
Condition: Poor. Bad erosion along the right side of the paper, stain on left-hand side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: John Thomas, corresponding editor.
Microform: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Land Freedom - Unalienable Homes for the Millions
• The Slave Trade
• Practical Christianity
• Politics in Ohio
• Letters from Victor Hugo on American Slavery
• The Fugitive Slave Law Ripening
• Colonization and Henry Clay
• Emancipation in the West Indies
• Emancipated Slaves
• Toussaint L'Overture

Volume#: IV Issue#: 40 Whole No. 196
Date: Thursday, September 25, 1851
Height 26-3/4" Weight 18-1/2"
Condition: Good condition except for perforation in the fold.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: JW penciled in the corner of the paper. John Thomas - corresponding editor.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• African Colonization - The Other Side
• Slavery in California
• Elihu Creswell's Will
• Census Statistics
• Slaveholding Piety
• Executions
• Death by the Garrote

Volume#: IV Issue#: 44 Whole No. 200
Date: Thursday, October 23, 1851
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good, other than a little foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: 6.00 J.W. penciled in the corner; John Thomas - corresponding editor.
Microform: Yes
Lead Stories:
• 'Trying it on' in Syracuse
• The Slave-Trade -- Destruction of an American Slave-Steamer
• Indictments for Treason
• Liberty Party
• Sonora
• Another Arrest for Treason
• An American View of Colonization
• The Late Kidnapping Case
• Toronto Convention

Volume#: IV Issue#: 45 Whole No. 201
Date: Thursday, October 30, 1851
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Poor. Erosion all the way through paper on top third crease.
Notes: John Thomas - Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Hon. Horace Mann
• Judge Conkling's Decision in the Case of the Rescue of Jerry

Volume V

Volume#: V Issue#: 3 Whole No. 211
Date: January 8, 1852
Height: 27" Width: 19"
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories
• Speech of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher at the New York . . .
• Meeting of Colored Citizens
• An African Roscius

Volume#: V Issue#: 6 Whole No. 214
Date: Thursday, January 29, 1852
Height 27" Width 18-1/4"
Condition: Misfolded. 1/8 top sheet missing at lower right corner.
Notes: John Thomas, Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Individual Responsibility
• Soiree on Behalf of the Fugitives
• American Slavery
• Kidnapping and Murder
• Improvements in Electric Telegraphs
• One Million Dollars' Reward

Volume#: V Issue#: 8 Whole No. 216
Date: Thursday, February 12, 1852
Height 25-3/4" Width 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Slight erosion on bottom left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: John Thomas - Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Fruits of the Agitation of Kossuth
• The Free Negroes and Colonization
• Meeting up of the Dublin A. S. Society
• The Horrors of Russia
• A Scene in Boston
• The Army System in Russia
• A Prayer for Hungary

Volume#: V Issue#: 9 Whole No.
Date: Thursday, February 19, 1852
Height: 24" Width: 19-3/4"
Condition: Good. Extra large issue, with fold on the right.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: John Thomas, Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Philadelphia Correspondence
• Slave Trade and Slavery in Brazil
• The Heart of a Slaveholder
• American Slavery
• Resolutions of the Mass. Anti-Slavery Society
• The Slave Trade in the District of Columbia

Volume#: V Issue#: 10 Whole No. 218
Date: February 26, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Shredding around edges.
Notes: John Thomas, Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Wendell Phillips, Esq.
• The New Constitution of France
• The Slave Trade

Volume#: V Issue#: 11 Whole No. 219
Date: March 4, 1852
Height: 26-1/2" Width: 18-1/4"
Condition: Fair. Bottom right corner missing.
Notes: John Thomas, Corresponding Editor
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Fugitive Slave Law
• Hunting for Freemen
• The Pro-Slavery Papers
• The Martyrs of Russia
• Kossuth and His Generals
• Intervention and Non-Intervention
• The Russian Empire

Volume#: V Issue#:15 Whole No. 223
Date: April 1, 1852
Condition: Fair. Slightly worse than above copy.
Notes: DUPLICATE OF ABOVE ISSUE.

Volume#: V Issue#: 15 Whole No. 223
Date: April 1, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Large piece missing from bottom right corner.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Jefferson and Slavery
• Government and Religion Subversive of Slavery
• Important Testimony to the Maine Law from a Minister-at-Large

Volume#: V Issue#: 21 Whole No. 229
Date: May 13, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Good. Some erosion on left edge.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Mrs. Stanton's Address
• The Fatal Slave Case at Columbus
• The Fugitive Murderer

Volume#: V Issue#: 29 Whole No. 237
Date: July 9, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Poor. Fading along the middle fold, staining in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Dialogue Between a Slaveholder and the Bible
• Anti-Slavery Christians of the United States
• Letter from Jacob Lybrand

Volume#: V Issue#: 32 Whole No. 240
Date: July 30, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Stain down the middle.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• From Our Brooklyn Correspondent
• Letter from William G. Allen
• A Word from Old Herkimer
• Case of an Escaped Slave

Volume#: V Issue#: 33 Whole No. 241
Date: August 6, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Colored Americans - Emigration to Jamaica
• Proceedings of the Convention at Ithaca

Volume#: V Issue#: 39 Whole No. 247
Date: September 17, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Poor. Large stains and foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Hon. Horace Mann of Mass.

Volume#: V Issue#: 47 Whole No. 255
Date: November 19, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Good. Large stain on lower left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Marion, N.Y. written on top.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Reply of Henry Ward Beecher
• Life Among the Lofty

Volume#: V Issue#: 49 Whole No. 257
Date: November 26, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. A lot of staining across the top.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Life of Daniel Webster

Volume#: V Issue#: 50 Whole No. 258
Date: December 3, 1852
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Stain on left side, foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Slavery, the Crime and Curse of America
• Slavery in America - Escape of Slaves
• Colored Persons in Public Conveyance
• Slave Hunters in Lancaster

Volume VI

Volume#: VI Issue#: 3 Whole No. 263
Date: January 7, 1852
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/4"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Slavery in the United States
• Slavery and the Slave Trade
• The Governor of Virginia on the Lemmon Slaves
• The Duchess of Sutherland's Address

Volume#: VI Issue#: 11 Whole No. 271
Date: March 4, 1853
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Fair. Slight erosion and staining on left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Stafford House Address
• Graham vs. Uncle Tom
• Gerrit Smith's Nurse
• The Rescue Trials
• The Liberty Party
• The Heroic Slave

Volume#: VI Issue#: 23 Whole No. 283
Date: May 27, 1853
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

Volume#: VI Issue#: 27 Whole No. 287
Date: June 24, 1853
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Very Good
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: A name is written and crossed out right under Stephen Reeves.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Constitution and the Ballot-Box
• The Trainer Case

Volume#: VI Issue#: 39 Whole No. 299
Date: September 16, 1853
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Very Good
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Whole World's Temperance Convention

Volume#: VI Issue#: 40 Whole No. 300
Date: September 23, 1853
Height: 26" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Proceedings of the Whole World's Temperance Convention

Volume#: VI Issue#: 49 Whole No. 309
Date: November 25, 1853
Height: 26-1/2" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Fair. A little staining.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Slavery: Colored National Convention
• Fugitive Slave Law
• Massachusetts Election
• Uncle Tom at Barnum's
• Shocking Scene at an Execution

Volume VII

Volume#: VII Issue#: 2 Whole No. 314
Date: December 30, 1853
Height: 26" Width:
Condition: Poor. Large piece of bottom right corner is missing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: "5.00 JW" pencilled in top left corner.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• An Examination of the Mosaic Laws of Servitude
• Clergymen of the Africo-Canadian Race

Volume#: VII Issue#: 3 Whole No. 315
Date: January 6, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Poor. Large piece of bottom missing, very discolored.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• An Examination of the Mosaic Laws of Servitude
• The Slavery Question

Volume#: VII Issue#: 4 Whole No. 316
Date: January 13, 1854
Height: 22-3/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Poor. Bottom section is missing
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• An Examination of the Mosaic Laws of Servitude
• Frederick Douglass and the Garrisonians
• Mass Meeting of the Colored Citizens of Chicago

Volume#: VII Issue#: 6 Whole No. 318
Date: January 27, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Poor. Discolored and stained; piece of left side missing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• An Examination of the Mosaic Laws of Servitude
• Frederick Douglass and the Garrisonians
• Mass Meeting of the Colored Citizens of Chicago

Volume#: VII Issue#: 12 Whole No. 324
Date: March 10, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Large stain in top left corner and middle of paper.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of William H. Seward on the Abrogation of the Missouri Compromise, in the Kansas and . . .

Volume#: VII Issue#: 14 Whole No. 326
Date: March 24, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Large stains on paper.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Congress . . . First Session
• Land Reform and Gerrit Smith
• A Capital Reply to the South

Volume#: VII Issue#: 19 Whole No. 331
Date: April 28, 1854
Height: 26-1/2" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Fair. A little stained.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• American Slavery
• Caution – Colored Lecturers
• An Illustration of Slavery

Volume#: VII Issue#: 21 Whole No. 333
Date: May 12, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Poor. Discolored, eroded, stained.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Has been laminated; two separate pages.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Gerrit Smith

Volume#: VII Issue#: 30 Whole No. 342
Date: July 14, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Very Good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Hon. Gerrit Smith
• Mrs. Margaret Douglass
• T. F. Meagher and James Haughton

Volume#: VII Issue#: 42 Whole No. 354
Date: October 6, 1854
Height: 26-3/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Fair. Large piece of right side missing.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Free Democratic State Convention
• Independent Mass Convention at Auburn

Volume#: VII Issue#: 43 Whole No. 355
Date: October 13, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/4"
Condition: Good, except a lot of the right edge is missing.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Imprisonment and Enslavement of British Colored Seamen

Volume#: VII Issue#: 44 Whole No. 356
Date: October 20, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good, except large section of right side is missing.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• A Proposal to Introduce Slavery into Illinois – Its Advantages Discussed – Progress of the Slavery Cause
• American Slavery
• A Voice from Indiana
• The Syracuse Conventions

Volume#: VII Issue#: 45 Whole No. 357
Date: October 27, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good, except large section of right side is missing.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Sermon by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher
• The Domestic Slave Trade

Volume#: VII Issue#: 46 Whole No. 358
Date: November 3, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Fate of Sir Franklin and His Companions
• The Campaign in the Crimea
• The Great Bear and His Children
• General Cass’ Speech
• Chicago Kidnapping Case

Volume#: VII Issue#: 50 Whole No. 362
Date: December 1, 1854
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Slight shredding along right edge.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Legislation of India Respecting Colored People
• The Slave Trade
• Arrival of the Canadian
• Arrival of the Steamship Canada

Volume VIII

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 25 Whole No. 389
Date: June 8, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Large stain in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of John Mercer Langston
• Sudden Death of Slaveholder
• The Combat Thickens
• What Have They Gained?
• It Never Rains But It Pours

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 26 Whole No. 390
Date: June 15, 1855
Height: 26" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Large stain in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• From Our Boston Correspondent
• Slavery and the Northern Churches
• Practical Abolitionism
• National Know Nothing Convention
• The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 27 Whole No. 391
Date: June 22, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Large stain in upper left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Proceedings of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society
• Weighed and Found Wanting
• Religion Without Humanity

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 29 Whole No. 391 [sic] (No. 393)
Date: July 6, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good. Slight tear on left edge.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Remarks of William H. Seward on the Tariff Question

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 33 Whole No. 397
Date: August 3, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Kansas Swindle
• Capt. Ford on the Stump!
• Policy of Restoring the Missouri Compromise
• Liberty or Despotism – A Letter from C. M. Clay
• A Letter to Hon. Charles Sumner

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 36 Whole No. 400
Date: August 21, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 19-1/4"
Condition: Fair. Some erosion along both edges.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: The wrong last name is written above Reeves.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Ethiop Before the Convention
• Letter from Oregon Territory
• Brother Jonathan Wanting Canada
• The Indiana Black Law

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 37 Whole No. 401
Date: August 31, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 18-1/2"
Condition: Fair. Slight shredding.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves.
Notes: wrong last name is written above Reeves.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Letter from ‘Cosmopolite’
• Poems by Phillis Wheatley
• Prohibition in England
• The New Stride

Volume#: VIII Issue#: 44 Whole No. 408
Date: October 19, 1855
Height: 26-1/4" Width: 19"
Condition: Good. Some staining in upper left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves.
Notes: William Oliver, Printer
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• U.S. Arctic Expedition
• The Judiciary
• Emancipation in Kentucky
• From Our New Haven Correspondent

Volume X

Volume#: X Issue#: 28 Whole No. 496
Date: June 26, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Erosion on left side and top.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves.
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• State Temperance Convention
• Dr. Ross in 1835
• Letter from Joshua R. Gibbings

Volume#: X Issue#: 29 Whole No. 497
Date: July 3, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Some erosion on left side.
Subscriber's Name: W. A. Reynolds, Esq.
Notes: 1500 penciled in on top.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• A Short Exercise for the Fourth of July

Volume#: X Issue#: 30 Whole No. 498
Date: July 10, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Has been laminated.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Boston Correspondence
• Ichabod Pease: (A Colored Man)
• Dress Reform Convention
• Political Preachers
• Fatal Sunday Fracas in Virginia

Volume#: X Issue#: 31 Whole No. 499
Date: July 17, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight foxing, little erosion on right side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• New Phase of the Slavery Question
• Wisconsin Republicanism
• The Devil’s Politics
• Late News From Kansas
• Convention of Colored Men
• Another Western Baptist University

Volume#: X Issue#: 32 Whole No. 500
Date: July 24, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing along edges.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Claims of Dagon and of God
• Spirit of the M. E. Church

Volume#: X Issue#: 33 Whole No. 501
Date: July 31, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing on top and on left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• From Our New York Correspondent
• From Our Philadelphia Correspondent
• Freedom of Speech in Kentucky

Volume#: X Issue#: 35 Whole No. 503
Date: August 14, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Large amount of foxing along top half.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Anniversary Celebration at Poughkeepsie
• Revival of the Slavetrade
• The Importation of Free Negroes
• Can Negros Pre Empt Lands?
• A Slave Whipped to Death

Volume#: X Issue#: 38 Whole No. 506
Date: September 4, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight erosion on top.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Horrid Fate of Dr. Ross’s Slave
• The Southern Convention
• National Emancipation Convention

Volume#: X Issue#: 40 Whole No. 508
Date: September 18, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Preaching the Pure Gospel
• Who Killed Negro Suffrage?
• Speech on Hon. N. P. Banks

Volume#: X Issue#: 42 Whole No. 510
Date: October 2, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Some foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• The Cleveland Convention
• Three New States
• Politics in Minnesota
• Let Sectional Agitation Be Allayed
• A New Slave State
• Speech of Henry Wilson

Volume#: X Issue#: 48 Whole No. 516
Date: November 13, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• The Exiled Negroes of Canada
• The Negroes of Hamilton and Chatham
• Memorial of the Colored Citizens of Wisconsin

Volume#: X Issue#: 52 Whole No. 520
Date: December 11, 1857
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Fugitive Slave Case in Brooklyn
• First Public Parade of the Liberty Guard
• The Mask Taken Off

Volume XI

Volume#: XI Issue#: 20 Whole No. 540
Date: April 30, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Poor. Much erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: 15.00 pencilled at top.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• The Lecompton Constitution for the Slave and Its Increase
• New York East Methodist Conference
• How Kansas Receives the News of the Defeat of Lecompton

Volume#: XI Issue#: 21 Whole No. 541
Date: May 6, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Slight discoloration and some erosion on left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Senator Wade

Volume#: XI Issue#: 22 Whole No. 542
Date: May 14, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Slight erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Debate on the Negro Bill in the California Legislature
• The Slave Hunt – The Hunters Baffled.
• The Southern Convention
• The Illinois Democracy

Volume#: XI Issue#: 23 Whole No. 543
Date: May 21, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Slight erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes
Lead Stories:
• Caucus of Members of the American Tract Society
• National Compensating Emancipation Society
• A Voice from a Colored Man
• The Last Slave

Volume#: XI Issue#: 24 Whole No. 544
Date: May 28, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Erosion on left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No
Lead Stories:
• Substance of the Discourse

Volume#: XI Issue#: 25 Whole No. 545
Date: June 4, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. A lot of tearing on left-hand side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Fire and Hammer of God’s Word Upon Slavery and Its Abettors

Volume#: XI Issue#: 26 Whole No. 546
Date: June 11, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Erosion on left along with slight foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Very Important From Kansas
• Revival of the African Slave Trade by France
• Extract from a Speech by Wendell Phillips, Esq.

Volume#: XI Issue#: 27 Whole No. 547
Date: June 18, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Erosion on left side.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• From the Hawaiian Islands
• The African Slave Traffic
• Progress of Emancipation in Russia
• The Gen. Lane and Jenkins Affair

Volume#: XI Issue#: 28 Whole No. 548
Date: June 25, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing around edges.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• U. S. Senate – Special Session
• Re-Organization of Parties
• Our Next President
• The Fugitive Slave Law
• England and the United States

Volume#: XI Issue#: 29 Whole No. 549
Date: July 2, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good, except for slight erosion on left side
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: There is a large illustration at the top of the paper (it is a picture of the new railroad for Broadway).
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Administration and Congress
• The Catholic Church and Slavery
• Mass Meeting of Colored Citizens in New Bedford
• A Kentucky View of Senator Sumner’s Case
• Dr. Kirk’s Platform

Volume#: XI Issue#: 30 Whole No. 550
Date: July 9, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing along left side.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Judge Taney in Former Times
• The Republican Party and Slavery
• Exciting Times in the Canadian Parliament
• Lynch Law in Maryland – A Man and Woman Tarred and Feathered

Volume#: XI Issue#: 31 Whole No. 551
Date: July 16, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Erosion and foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: E. R. Woodhall crossed out on right side; Stephen Reeves written on left.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Henry Ward Beecher’s Fourth of July Address at Brooklyn
• A Fourth of July Blast from Caleb Cushing
• A Plea for Slavery in London Times

Volume#: XI Issue#: 32 Whole No. 552
Date: July 23, 1858
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing along left edge.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: 10.00 written in pencil, but erased, at the top.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• New York Central College
• Liquor and Libel
• A New Treaty on the Slave Trade

Volume XII

Volume#: XII Issue#: 7 Whole No. 579
Date: January 28, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Bad erosion in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: 10.00 pencilled, but erased, on top.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The World’s Anti-Slavery Movement – Its Heroes and Its Triumphs
• The Amistad Case – Interesting History

Volume#: XII Issue#: 20 Whole No. 592
Date: April 29, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Discoloration and erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Oberlin Rescue Case
• Anti-Slavery Prayer Meeting
• Slave-Hunting
• Emigration to the West
• Conviction of Van Tuyl, the Kidnapper
• Improvements in the South

Volume#: XII Issue#: 22 Whole No. 594
Date: May 13, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight erosion on left side
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: 10.00 pencilled, but erased, on top.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• A Slave Girl’s Narrative
• The Oberlin Rescue Case
• Them ‘For Fugitive Slaves Law’ Advocates
• Articles of the Philadelphia Indian Aid Association
• Slavery in Cuba

Volume#: XII Issue#: 23 Whole No. 595
Date: May 20, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good, except for slight erosion along the left edge.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The American Tract Society
• Church Anti-Slavery Society
• N. Y. Colonization Society
• The Ohio Rescue Cases

Volume#: XII Issue#: 24 Whole No. 596
Date: May 27, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good, except for some erosion along left-hand edge.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Deceptive African Civilization Society
• The Oberlin Rescue Case

Volume#: XII Issue#: 25 Whole No. 597
Date: June 3, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Henry Ward Beecher

Volume#: XII Issue#: 29 Whole No. 601
Date: July 1, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight erosion along left side.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Kidnapping in Pennsylvania
• Death of Dr. Bailey, Editor of the National Era
• Testimony of the Covenanters
• The True Position of the Republic Party to American Slavery
• Letter from Senator Douglas on the Presidency

Volume#: XII Issue#: 30 Whole No. 602
Date: July 8, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The African Civilization Society
• The Doy Trial
• New Hampshire on the Slavery Question
• Voice of the Free Will Baptists
• An Appeal

Volume#: XII Issue#: 32 Whole No. 604
Date: July 22, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Deceptive African Civilization Society
• The Welcome at Oberlin
• The Kidnapping and the Oberlin Rescue Cases
• The Rescuers Resolves
• The M. E. Church and Slavery

Volume#: XII Issue#: 34 Whole No. 606
Date: August 5, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very good. Small rip in left top corner.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Dimmock Charlton
• Sermon at Tremont Temple by a Colored Preacher, Rev. J. S. Martin
• The Negro Has No Rights
• Anderson Jennings, The Slaveholding Christian
• A Correspondence on Slavery
• The Next House of Representatives

Volume#: XII Issue#: 35 Whole No. 607
Date: August 12, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slightly darkened.
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Religion of Reason
• Re-Opening the Slave-Trade
• Prof. Felton Denies That He Is a Spiritualist
• Enland and Slavery

Volume#: XII Issue#: 36 Whole No. 608
Date: August 19, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• West India Emancipation
• The Late Horace Mann
• John Mitchell Gone Home
• Helper’s Impending Crisis of the South

Volume#: XII Issue#: 37 Whole No. 609
Date: August 26, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Top right corner missing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning. Scribbling on top left corner.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Lord Brougham on West India Emancipation
• Another Slave Lost – The Union in Danger
• Reformed Presbyterian on the Slave Trade
• The Slave System of Missouri
• Crispus Attucks: Once a Slave in Massachusetts

Volume#: XII Issue#: 38 Whole No. 610
Date: September 2, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• On the Fourteenth Query of Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Virginia

Volume#: XII Issue#: 42 Whole No. 614
Date: September 30, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Slavery in Africa
• Senator Trumbull in Ohio
• Hayti [sic] and Colored Emigration
• Slavery Excitement in Texas

Volume#: XII Issue#: 43 Whole No. 615
Date: October 14, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Babylon’s Pride and Doom
• Letters from the Old World
• The Case of Dimmock Charlton

Volume#: XII Issue#: 44 Whole No. 616
Date: October 21, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The African Civilization Society
• Rev. J. W. Loguen as a Slave and as a Freeman
• The Underground Railroad Co.

Volume#: XII Issue#: 45 Whole No. 617
Date: October 28, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very Good. Slight tear in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Insurrection in Virginia
• Who is Brown, the Leader?
• Form of Commission
• Constitution and Ordinance of the Provisional Government

Volume#: XII Issue#: 46 Whole No. 618
Date: November 4, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight discoloration.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Defense of William Still
• The Insurrection in Virginia

Volume#: XII Issue#: 47 Whole No. 619
Date: November 11, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Lesson of the Hour
• Old Brown and Gov. Wise

Volume#: XII Issue#: 48 Whole No. 620
Date: November 18, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Important Political Document – The Bates Manifesto
• Mrs. Child, Gov. Wise, and John Brown
• The Virginia Insurrection
• Will Rev. A. Pryne Answer?

Volume#: XII Issue#: 49 Whole No. 621
Date: November 25, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slightly discolored.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letters from William J. Watkins
• Letter to Gov. Wise
• A Newport Girl in a New Orleans Slave Pen
• Opening of the Anglo-African Reading-Room

Volume#: XII Issue#: 50 Whole No. 622
Date: December 2, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very good.
Notes: “J” crossed off on top, and S. Reeves written instead; has been shrink-wrapped and mounted on board so only front page is visible.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The John Brown Invasion

Volume#: XII Issue#: 51 Whole No. 623
Date: December 9, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Execution of Freedom Martyr
• A Position of Difficulty

Volume#: XII Issue#: 52 Whole No. 624
Date: December 16, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Small tear on upper right side.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• John Brown’s Invasion
• Robbery of the Mails by Authority
• Wendell Phillips in Philadelphia
• Our National Trophies

Volume XIII

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 1 Whole No. 625
Date: December 23, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Some foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Martyr’s Burial

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 2 Whole No. 626
Date: December 30, 1859
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing on right edge.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: 15.00 pencilled at top.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Slavery Liturgy
• John Brown Meeting in Detroit
• John Brown Meeting in Buffalo
• Victor Hugo on John Brown

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 10 Whole No. 634
Date: February 24, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair. Discoloration and foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Struggle for Freedom
• Report on Personal Liberty

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 11 Whole No. 635
Date: March 2, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Fair.
Subscriber's Name: Stephen Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• A Struggle for Freedom
• Cincinnati Letter
• To the Friends of Humanity Everywhere

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 16 Whole No. 639
Date: March 30, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight tearing at top.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• The Senatorial Inquisition
• The Choctaw Mission
• Discovery of a New Cotton Region in Africa
• The Final Act in the Tragedy
• The Blind Negro Pianist
• Out of His Own Mouth

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 17 Whole No. 640
Date: April 6, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Slight foxing.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Hudson River Incidents
• The Halifax Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society
• A Radical Anti-Slavery Resolution in Congress
• Infamous Attempt to Kidnap Free Negroes from Chicago

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 18 Whole No. 641
Date: April 1, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 16"
Condition: Good. Small tear in top left corner.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: Yes.
Lead Stories:
• Exciting Scene in Congress
• Negro Burning
• The American Slaver Orion
• Letter From Mr. Loguen to His Former Mistress
• The War in Kentucky
• Abolition of Capital Punishment

Volume#: XIII Issue#: 22 Whole No. 645
Date: May 11, 1860
Height: 22" Width: 15 ½"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: S. Reeves
Notes: Published every Friday morning.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Garrisonian Ultras
• Rendition of Two Fugitive Slaves
• The Fugitive Slave Case at Troy
• The Negro-Market in Savannah
• Proposed New Territories

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