LATE 19th CENTURY CLIPPED AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE OF FAMED ABOLITIONIST AND FOUNDER OF THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST LEAGUE

By: EDWARD ATKINSON

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[ABOLITIONIST] EDWARD ATKINSON [1827-1905) was a founder of the Anti-Imperialist League. He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. In the decade before the Civil War, Atkinson was a successful entrepreneur as an executive of some of the leading cotton mills of New England. Later he was head of the Boston insurance company. He also fought against slavery by supporting the Free-Soil Party and a Boston committee to aid escaped slaves. Growing weary of compromise, he soon began raising money to pay for rifles and ammunition to support the insurgent guerrilla force of John Brown. Circa late 19th century CLIP SIGNATURE.

Title: LATE 19th CENTURY CLIPPED AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE OF FAMED ABOLITIONIST AND FOUNDER OF THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST LEAGUE

Author Name: EDWARD ATKINSON

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: USA, 1899

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Very Fine

Inscription: Autograph

Size: 64mo - up to 3" tall

Seller ID: 0MV182

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