An 1837 broadsheet poem by John Pierpont, published during US congressional debates over antislavery petitions. Digitized by the Antislavery Literature Project.
This broadside most likely was published to accompany a public meeting. It was later collected in John Pierpont's Antislavery Poems (1845). For further on Pierpont, see his Anti-Slavery Poems. For further on the Congressional petition debates, see Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress, William Lee Miller (Knopf, 1996).
- Joe Lockard