Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Baton Rouge And London: Louisiana State University Press, 1990.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in a alike dust-jacket.
Joshua Leavitt is an evangelical abolitionist who has dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of slaves and working to end the practice of slavery. Leavitt was born in 1807 and grew up in a slave-owning family in Massachusetts. After graduating from college, Leavitt began working as a lawyer and began to learn more about the issue of slavery. Leavitt began to question the morality of slavery and began to work to end it. Leavitt is one of the most influential evangelical abolitionists and his work has helped to shape the views of many people on the issue of slavery.; 8vo ; 328 pages.