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Reminiscences of Levi Coffin

Levi Coffin

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin

by Levi Coffin

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Published by Ayer Company in Salem, New Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground railroad,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Slavery,
  • Biography,
  • Abolitionists

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Levi Coffin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE450 .C65 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 732 p.
    Number of Pages732
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889079M
    ISBN 10040501810X
    OCLC/WorldCa27088318

    About this Book Catalog Record Details. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the reputed president of the Coffin, Levi, [from old catalog]. Levi Coffin, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin (Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., ), This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

    Reminiscences of Levi Coffin (Book): Coffin, Levi. All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed from March 15 through April 5. About this Item: University of Michigan Library 1/1/, Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the SL. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller

    His life story is told in his book “Reminiscences of Levi Coffin” published in He wrote “Both my parents and grandparents were opposed to slavery, and none of either of the families ever owned slaves; and all were friends of the oppressed, so I claim that I inherited my anti-slavery principles.”. A classic book written by Levi Coffin, the "President of the Underground Railroad," on his life and times. A must-read for history buffs and those wanting to know more about the Underground Railroad. Author: Ben Richmond, Editor Pages: Year: ISBN:


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His introduction places Coffin in the wider abolitionist movement and provides background on the Quaker faith thata motivated Friends endeavors to find a nonviolent solution to the injustice of slavery. This edition of Levi Coffin's Reminiscences has been edited and abridged to provide hours of entertaining family by: The Coffin name has a long history in England, predating the establishment of the Coffin estate there in the 's.

The name has nothing to do with the manufacture of coffins. That said, Levi Coffin's reminiscences are absolutely riveting and better than any historical fiction novel/5(19).

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents.

By Levi Coffin, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad: Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents, Levi Coffin Slavery and anti-slavery: a transnational archive: Author.

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Levi Coffin, noted as The President of the Underground /5. In this excerpt from Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, first published inthe Quaker and abolitionist describes how he and his cousin Vestal Coffin began to aid fugitive slaves in.

Reminiscences book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Being a brief history of the labors of a lifetime in behalf of the slave, wi /5. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the reputed president of the underground railroad; being a brief history of the labors of a lifetime in behalf of the slave, with the stories of numerous fugitives, who gained their freedom through his instrumentality, and many other incidents by Coffin, Levi, Pages: Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad (Paperback or Softback) Coffin, Levi Published by Wentworth Press 8/27/ ().

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin: The Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and M.

the full title of coffin’s book is reminiscences of levi coffin, the reputed president of the underground railroad (being a brief history of the labors of a lifetime in behalf of the slave, with the stories of numerous fugitives, who gained their freedom through his instrumentality, and many other incidents.)it was published by the western tract society in Page - I have not seen half a dozen who did not damn the President.

You may put all the pure Unionism in Kentucky into one scale, and a ten-pound nigger baby in the other, and the Unionism will kick the beam.' "Before leaving, the old jurist condemned the President's proclamation ; declared that it had no bearing upon Kentucky, and that it was the policy of generals commanding our armies.

Originally published: Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the reputed president of the underground railroad; being a brief history of the labors of a lifetime in behalf of the slave, with the stories of numerous fugitives, who gained their freedom through his instrumentality, and many other incidents.

3rd ed. Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Co., Looking for books by Levi Coffin. See all books authored by Levi Coffin, including Reminiscences of Levi Coffin: The Reputed President of the Underground Railroad, and Reminiscences; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Inc, and more on Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Coffin, Levi, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin.

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Kindle Store Go Search Today's Deals Vouchers. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Levi Coffin (Coffin, Levi, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Coffin, Levi, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad (page images at MOA) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Additional books from the extended shelves. The book, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, was published in and is considered by historians to be one of the best firsthand accounts of the activities of the Underground Railroad.

He died on Septem at around pm in his Avondale, Ohio : 16K.Coffin explained in his autobiography, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin (), that he inherited his anti-slavery views from his parent and grandparents, who had never owned slaves.

The Coffin family was greatly influenced by the teachings of John Woolman who believed that slaveholding was not fair.The site is now the Levi Coffin House State Historic Site.

It was the home of Levi and Catharine Coffin from to Levi was born in Guilford County, North Carolina in The Coffins were Quakers and did not believe in slavery, but Levi grew up seeing the horrors of slavery first hand living in a slave state.

As many Quakers and.