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Item 7346

Title: Maine Anti-Slavery Society report, 1836

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1836-10-27

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 10222

Title: Minutes, Portland Anti-Slavery Society, 1844-1846, 1850-1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1844

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7485

Title: Maine Anti-Slavery Society constitution, ca. 1833

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1833

Media: Ink on paper

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Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.