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Austin Willey, Portland, ca. 1885

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Austin Willey, Portland, ca. 1885

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The Rev. Austin Willey (1806-1896) was editor of the Maine Anti-Slavery Society newspaper Advocate of Freedom from 1839-1841, the Liberty Standard from 1842-1845, and the Portland Inquirer from 1851-1854.

He later wrote The History of the Anti-Slavery Cause in the State and Nation (1886). The image is the frontispiece of that book.

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  • Title: Austin Willey, Portland, ca. 1885
  • Creator: B. Thurston publishers
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 326.4 W669; QJ 326.4 W669
  • Object Type: Image

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