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The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volumes 7 (1829) and 8 (1830) (review)

The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volumes 7 (1829) and 8 (1830) (review) ence. For example, Faulkner gives Mott much too much credit for shaping the basic assumptions of the American Anti-Slavery Society. It was Garrison who composed most of the Declaration of Sentiments, and Mott who merely suggested a change of wording. Nonetheless, this book expands our understanding of an important woman who deserves to be recognized for her leadership in the antislavery movement. Ju lie R oy J eff rey teaches at Goucher College. She has written The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism (Chapel Hill, NC, 1998) and Abolitionists Remember: The Second Battle Against Slavery (Chapel Hill, NC, 2008) The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volumes 7 (1829) and 8 (1830). Edited by Daniel Feller. Laura-Eve Moss and Thomas Coens, Associate Editors. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2011. Pp. 826 [vol. 7] and 853 [vol. 8]. Cloth, $80.00 each.) Reviewed by Tim Alan Garrison This effort to publish the papers of Andrew Jackson began thirty years ago. Since that time, the editors of the volumes have located over 100,000 documents in archives and libraries around the world. Harold Moser edited the first six volumes, which covered Jackson's life through 1828, when the people of the United States elected the Tennessee http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volumes 7 (1829) and 8 (1830) (review)

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 32 (2) – May 5, 2012

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ence. For example, Faulkner gives Mott much too much credit for shaping the basic assumptions of the American Anti-Slavery Society. It was Garrison who composed most of the Declaration of Sentiments, and Mott who merely suggested a change of wording. Nonetheless, this book expands our understanding of an important woman who deserves to be recognized for her leadership in the antislavery movement. Ju lie R oy J eff rey teaches at Goucher College. She has written The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism (Chapel Hill, NC, 1998) and Abolitionists Remember: The Second Battle Against Slavery (Chapel Hill, NC, 2008) The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volumes 7 (1829) and 8 (1830). Edited by Daniel Feller. Laura-Eve Moss and Thomas Coens, Associate Editors. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2011. Pp. 826 [vol. 7] and 853 [vol. 8]. Cloth, $80.00 each.) Reviewed by Tim Alan Garrison This effort to publish the papers of Andrew Jackson began thirty years ago. Since that time, the editors of the volumes have located over 100,000 documents in archives and libraries around the world. Harold Moser edited the first six volumes, which covered Jackson's life through 1828, when the people of the United States elected the Tennessee

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Journal of the Early RepublicUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: May 5, 2012

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