A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and reform papers. by Henry David Thoreau

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Author Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Contributor Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Editor Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901
Editor Thoreau, Sophia E., 1819-1876
LoC No. 07017111
Title A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and reform papers.
Original Publication United States: Ticknor and Fields, 1866.
Note "Prayers" was attributed to Thoreau by mistake, only a prayer in verse included being his. The essay itself, first published in the Dial, is by Emerson and is now published in his Natural history of the intellect.
Note The first three chapters appeared in Putnam's magazine 1853 under the title of "Excursion to Canada".
Note First edition, edited by Sophia Thoreau and W. E. Channing.
Contents A Yankee in Canada: Concord to Montreal. Quebec and Montmorenci. St. Anne. The walls of Quebec. The scenery of Quebec; and the River St. Lawrence -- Anti-slavery and reform papers: Slavery in Massachusetts. Prayers. Civil disobedience. A plea for Captain John Brown. Paradise (to be) regained. Herald of freedom. Thomas Carlyle and his works. Life without principle. Wendell Phillips before the Concord Lyceum. The last days of John Brown.
Credits Charlene Taylor, Barry Abrahamsen, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class E300: History: America: Revolution to the Civil War (1783-1861)
LoC Class F1001: North America local history: Canada
Subject Brown, John, 1800-1859
Subject Slavery -- United States
Subject Québec (Province) -- Description and travel
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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