Item: Twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society

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Record Number: 10728
Image description: Item is the Twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society published in 1863 by Merrihew & Thompson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The report discusses President Lincoln's April 16, 1862 act that freed all slaves in Washington D.C. and the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all the enslaved in the United States. The booklet includes a reprinting of the Emancipation Proclamation, treasurer's report and list of officiers: President Sarah Pugh, Vice-President Sidney Ann Lewis, Recording Secretary Gulielma M. Jones, Corresponding Secretary Mary Grew, Treasurer Annie Shoemaker and Managers Lucretia Mott, Anna M. Hopper, Rebecca S. Hart, Hanna L. Stickney, Sarah H. Pierce and Rosanna Thompson.