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James Gillespie Birney

Betty Fladeland

James Gillespie Birney

slaveholder to abolitionist.

by Betty Fladeland

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857,
    • Antislavery movements -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 295-315.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE340.B6 F55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 323 p.
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6180430M
      ISBN 100837123127
      LC Control Number55013997
      OCLC/WorldCa613252

      • "BIRNEY, JAMES GILLESPIE, abolitionist, was born at Danville, Ky., February 4, , and died at Eagleswood, N. J., Novem ; son of James and Martha (Read) Birney, the former born near Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland, who in emigrated to America when a lad of sixteen, spent several years in Philadelphia, finally locating in. View the profiles of people named James Birney. Join Facebook to connect with James Birney and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.

      Read the full-text online edition of James G. Birney and His Times: The Genesis of the Republican Party with Some Account of Abolition Movements in the South before, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, James G. Birney and His Times: The Genesis of the.   Birney has not received the attention he deserves from historians. To my knowledge, only one book-length biography has been published in modern times: James Gillespie Birney: Slaveholder to Abolitionist, by Betty Fladeland, published in by Cornell University Press. This contrasts sharply with the attention paid to William Lloyd Garrison.

      James Gillespie was born on month day , at birth place, to James Gillespie and Mary Gillespie (born Marshal (Martial)). James was born on April 18 , in Fairafar, Cramond, Midlothian, Scotland. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of James Gillespie books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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5/5(3). Letters of James Gillespie Birney,Volume 2 Letters of James Gillespie Birney,James Gillespie Birney: Author: James Gillespie Birney: Editor: Dwight Lowell Dumond: Contributor: American Historical Association. Albert J. Beveridge Memorial Fund: Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, Original from: the.

James Gillespie Birney, (born February 4,Danville, Kentucky, U.S.—died NovemEagleswood, New Jersey), prominent opponent of slavery in the United States who was twice the presidential candidate of the abolitionist Liberty Party.

Birney was trained in law and practiced in Danville. He won election to the Kentucky legislature inand in he moved to Alabama, where. James Gillespie Birney has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Gillespie Birney’s most popular book is American Antislavery Writings: Colonial.

Birney's exploits are recounted by Asa B. Isham, in his book Seventh Michigan Cavalry of Custer's Wolverine Brigade, Capt. Birney valiantly led his men in a charge and was severely wounded by a slash to the head from a Confederate's saber. Minutes before his Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings.

Birney, James Gillespie – James Gillespie Birney was born in Danville, Kentucky, on February 4, A politician and reformer, Birney was one of the leading abolitionists in the United States, serving as corresponding secretary of the American AntiSlavery Society (AAS) and twice as the presidential candidate of the abolitionist Liberty Party.

James Gillespie Birney book Gillespie Birney (â ) was a major voice in the abolitionist movement of the nineteenth century and the first presidential candidate for the abolitionist Liberty Party.

His lifelong struggle over the morality of slavery stemmed from his early life on plantations in Kentucky and Alabama, and the close relationships that developed between Birney and the people his family held in.

James Gillespie Birney: Slaveholder to Abolitionist Paperback – J by Betty Fladeland (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: Get this from a library. Letters of James Gillespie Birney.

[James Gillespie Birney; Dwight Lowell Dumond; American Historical Association. Albert J. Beveridge Memorial Fund.].

Title James Gillespie Birney papers, Summary Correspondence (), diaries and notebooks (), and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Birney's participation in the antislavery movement, his associations with other abolitionists including Benjamin Lundy, Gerrit Smith, and Theodore Dwight Weld, and the efforts of the American Colonization Society and the Liberty Party toward.

James Gillespie Birney: slaveholder to abolitionist by Betty Fladeland (Book); James G. Birney and his times; the genesis of the Republican Party with some account of abolition movements in the South before by William Birney (). The Clements Library has many books and pamphlets written by Birney.

Search "Birney, James Gillespie, " in the University's catalog for a complete list. Bibliography. Birney, James Gillespie, and Dwight Lowell Dumond.

Letters of James Gillespie Birney, New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Co., Fladeland, Betty Lorraine. Writing primarily for a British audience, American abolitionist James Birney argues in this essay that Protestant churches in the American South are complicit in sustaining slavery.

First, they avoid condemning the institution as a whole. Second, they allow individual church members to mistreat their slaves without censure. Birney was the son of a wealthy Kentucky slaveowner and at one. James Gillespie Blaine, American politician and United States Secretary of State James Gillespie Birney, American abolitionist, politician, and two-time Liberty Party nominee for President Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term.

James Birney was an abolitionist, an opponent of slavery, in the years before the American Civil War. Birney was born on February 4,in Danville, Kentucky. His parents were wealthy slave owners, but like a number of other slaveholders in the Upper South, they believed that it was only a matter of time before slavery would end.

Full text of "James G. Birney and his times; the genesis of the Republican party with some account of abolition movements in the South before " See other formats. James G. Birney. AKA James Gillespie Birney. Abolitionist Liberty Party candidate. Birthplace: Danville, KY Location of death: Perth Amboy, NJ Cause of death: unspecified.

Gender: Ma. The American reformer, James G. Birney, leader of the conservative abolitionists in the United States from about towas born in Danville, Kentucky, of a family of Born:   BIRNEY, JAMES GILLESPIE (), American reformer, leader of the conservative abolitionists in the United States from about towas born in Danville, Kentucky, of a family of wealth and influence, on the 4th of February He graduated at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in The Reverend Canon James Gillespie Birney The Reverend Canon James Gillespie Birney died on J at his home in West Chester, PA.

The son of Dion S. and Sarah (Miller) Birney, he was born. Talbot and others to Birney, JBirney Papers. 3Birney to Joseph Healy, October 2, in Dwight L. Dumond, editor, Letters of James Gillespie Birney, (New York, ), 24|9n|; James M.

Buchanan to Birney, Septem 1>83'5, Birney Papers. 4Birney substitute Profd fo Lewir. s Green for a few classes, but be-File Size: 6MB. Book Description: The first biographical account of the life of James Gillespie Birney in more than fifty years, this fabulously insightful history illuminates and elevates an all-but-forgotten figure whose political career contributed mightily to the American political fabric.In Birney ran on an antislavery ticket for the governorship of Michigan.

Just prior to the presidential election, in which he was again the Liberty party candidate, he was on a speaking tour in the East when a letter purporting to be written by him was published, which "proved" him to be a .Birney, James Gillespie,Slavery -- United States -- Anti-slavery movements Publisher Ithaca, Cornell University Press Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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