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Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 174 Papers of Lewis Tappan

Identifier: CN 174
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of original materials in the Library of Congress. Documents include correspondence, journals, miscellaneous materials which relate to Lewis Tappan's activities as an abolitionist leader, and business accomplishments.

Dates: Created: 1809-1903

Small Collection 103 Papers of James Birney

Identifier: Small CN 103
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter from abolitionist leader Birney to S. Silsbee (?) in which Birney gives his opinion on the question whether it was ethical for a missionary to work for a board supported by slaveholders.

Dates: Created: 1839

Additional filters:

Slavery -- Religious aspects. 1
Slavery -- United States -- Anti-slavery movements. 1
Slavery -- United States. 1
Slavery and the church. 1
United States 1