Freedom and War

Freedom and War. Discourses on Topics Suggested by the Times.

Beecher, Henry Ward

Ticknor & Fields, 1863.

2 preliminary leaves, [iii]-iv pages, 1 leaf, 445 pages. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover.   Good binding. Minor cover wear. Rear board has an old circular stain. Clean, unmarked pages. Name on fep. Sabin 4314. Anti-Slavery writings of Henry Ward Beecher, noted pastor, writer and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe. 

Contents: The nation's duty to slavery -- Against a compromise of principle -- Our blameworthiness -- The battle set in array -- The national flag -- The camp, its dangers and duties -- Energy of administration demanded -- Modes and duties of emancipation -- The church's duty to slavery -- The beginning of freedom -- The success of American Democracy -- Christianity in government -- Speaking evil of dignities -- National injustice and penalty -- The ground and forms of government -- Our good progress and prospects -- Liberty under laws -- The Southern Babylon. 

From the library of James Newall Arnold (1844-1927).  Arnold was a noted Rhode Island historian.

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