Sperry, Earl E.
Title THE JERRY RESCUE, OCTOBER 1, 1851.
Publisher Syracuse 1924
Seller ID 4666034751
69(5)pp. Jerry, an escaped slave, was recaptured, then set free by Syracuseans in 1851. Dr. Mercer left money to fee a speaker every five years to honor these men. This speech incls some Jerry Rescue documents & details on the rescue of another slave, 1839. TOGETHER w/Gerrit Smith printed letter to John Thomas Esq., Syracuse, Chairman of the Jerry Rescue Committee. Peterboro, 1859, 2 pp., folio. Attacks those who supported rescue of Jerry (slave) & who now slack off. OCLC locates two copies. A quarter size hole at top affects four text words in two lines. (4666034751)
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