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Imposing stone for The Liberator

Imposing stone for The Liberator Pine and slate
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This imposing stone (a thick sheet of slate encased in a pine stand) was used by William Lloyd Garrison for at least twenty years, between 1845 and 1865. On it, he composed type for his abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator.

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