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us: Bailey, Gamaliel, 1807-1859



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    • us: Bailey, G. (Gamaliel), 1807-1859
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    • found: Harrold, S. Gamaliel Bailey and antislavery union, c1986: CIP t.p. (Gamaliel Bailey)
    • found: His Letter from the editor of the National era to his readers, 1848: t.p. (G. Bailey, Jun., proprietor and editor of the National era, Washington, D.C.)
    • found: LC data base, 2/18/86 (hdg.: Bailey, Gamaliel, 1807-1859)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed December 9, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bailey, Gamaliel; white antislavery journalist, political activist, lecturer; born 03 December 1807 in Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States; graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (1828); editor of Methodist Protestant, a monthly journal published in Baltimore (1831); concentrated on medicine while lecturing on physiology at Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati (until 1834); became an Ohio Anti-Slavery Society leader and editor of the Philanthropist, an abolitionist weekly newspaper in Cincinnati (1837); founder of the Ohio Liberty Party (1840); he and Salmon P. Chase led most Liberty abolitionists into the Free-Soil Party (1848); editor for National Era, national antislavery newspaper published in Washington, D.C. (1847-1859); made his Washington home the center of antislavery social life, and became an antislavery lobbyist in Congress; persuaded Whig and Democratic opponents of the Kansas-Nebraska Act bill to form a common caucus, which contributed to the formation of the Republican Party (1854); died 05 June 1859 at sea)
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