• Created Date
  • 1854-07-04
  • Description
  • Broadside advertising a Fourth of July rally sponsored by the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in 1854. Noted abolitionists including William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, and Henry David Thoreau addressed the crowd. In a dramatic climax, Garrison burned copies of the Fugitive Slave Law and the United States Constitution. Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. Published in Worcester by Earle & Drew, [1854].