The Public Poet

Longfellow, Poems on Slavery (New England Anti-Slavery Tract Association, 1843).


*AC85.L8605.842pd (A). Houghton Library.

Seven of Longfellow's anti-slavery poems, as they were reprinted by the New England Anti-Slavery Tract Association in the form of an eight-page pamphlet without a title. The preface lyrically imagines the freed slaves chanting the poems of their dear Henry Longfellow.