4 3/4 x 7 1/2 paper, some minor spotting and wrinkling, on which is written, in Mr. Phillips hand, a paraphrase of a quotation by Charles James Fox (1749-1806), prominent Whig politician, in a speech against slavery, "Gentlemen call themselves moderate men - but on this subject I neither feel for desire to feel anything like moderation". Under this quotation is Mr. Wendell's autograph and the date "Dec. 25, 1841". Also included is an engraving of Mr. Phillips in later life. Wendell Phillips (1811-1884) was a social reformer, an early advocate for the abolition of slavery, women's rights, and Native American rights. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Autograph Quotation Signed - Wendell ...
Publication Date: 1841
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Book Description 3 x 5 inches, fine. 1882 Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), orator and slavery abolitionist. Bookseller Inventory # 16503