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Noyes, John Humphrey.]
Slavery and marriage. A dialogue
[Oneida, N.Y.], 1850. First edition, small 8vo, pp. 14, [2]; printed self-wrappers; unopened and untrimmed, fine. Generally attributed to Noyes and likely printed at his press in Oneida. The text is presented as a dialog between three people, Judge North, Major South, and Mr. Free Church. Judge North makes the case against slavery vs Major South, and Mr. Free Church jumps in to illustrate the same arguments can be made against marriage, encouraging the conclusion that both institutions might be due to be abolished. Noyes was the founder of utopian communist community in the US, of which a major principle was the abolition of marriage and the practice of free love. Afro-Americana., 2nd ed. Supplement, 1607. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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