Benjamin Lundy

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1789 – 1839

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Who was Benjamin Lundy?

Benjamin Lundy was an American Quaker abolitionist from New Jersey who established several anti-slavery newspapers and worked for many others. He traveled widely seeking to limit the expansion of slavery, and in seeking to establish a colony to which freed slaves might be located, outside of the United States.

Lundy was also a leading voice in denouncing the Texas Revolution as a method to perpetuate slavery in Texas in defiance of the laws of Mexico banning slavery.

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Born
Jan 4, 1789
Sussex County
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Aug 22, 1839

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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