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Prize Goods: The Quaker Origins of the Slave-Labor Boycott

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces the origins of the Quakers' boycott of slave labor. It begins with a discussion of two processes that were critical to the development of Quaker abstention in the eighteenth ... More


Blood-Stained Sugar: The Eighteenth-Century British Abstention Campaign

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the first popular campaign against slave-labor goods: the boycott of West Indian slave-grown sugar in the 1790s. John Woolman and other colonial Quakers carried the idea of ... More


Free Produce in the Old Northwest

Stacey M. Robertson

in Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter shows how Michigan abolitionist Elizabeth Chandler shrewdly used her ladies' column in the Genius of Universal Emancipation to publish a letter from Ohio's Green Plain Free Produce ... More


I Am a Man, Your Brother: Elizabeth Heyrick, Abstention, and Immediatism

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role of Elizabeth Heyrick, a British Quaker convert, in reinvigorating interest in the boycott of slave labor in Britain during the 1820s. The revival of boycott activity in ... More


Introduction: A Principle Both Moral and Commercial

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the networks, identities, and processes of the boycott of slave labor from its Quaker origins in the seventeenth century through its decline in the late nineteenth century. Free ... More


Yards of Cotton Cloth and Pounds of Sugar: The Transatlantic Free-Produce Movement

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the rise of a transatlantic free-produce movement. Parliament's abolition of the apprenticeship system and the full emancipation of the British Empire's slaves in August 1838 ... More


Woman’s Heart: Free Produce and Domesticity

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, a young Quaker poet, in breathing new life into the abstention movement in America during the early 1830s. Unlike Elizabeth Heyrick, ... More


Conclusion: There Is Death in the Pot!

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This conclusion provides a summary of the book's main points by drawing on There Is Death in the Pot!, a pamphlet produced by Henry and Anna Richardson. There Is Death in the Pot! captures both the ... More


Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Stacey M. Robertson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Challenging traditional histories of abolition, this book shifts the focus away from the East to show how the women of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin helped build a vibrant ... More


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