Isaac T. Hopper: A True Life

By: Child, L. Maria

Price: $90.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ with no Dust Jacket


In 1787, Isaac T. Hopper, a Quaker teenager, began to organize a system for aiding fugitive slaves. Within a decade, the first Fugitive Slave law was enacted. He later became a lawyer and continued helping slaves, publishing a book about one slave in particular: "Narrative of the life of Thomas Cooper". This is a stated new edition. Varying degrees of foxing, all minor except on illustrated frontispiece of Hopper, drawn by William Page, engraved by I. M. Enzing-Miller. Presentation plate from the private library of Zebulon Lewis White by his son to Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas on front pastedown. For library use only, never checked out. Blind-stamped boards are still bright. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 493 pages; 26009

Title: Isaac T. Hopper: A True Life

Author Name: Child, L. Maria

Illustrator: Illustrated by Page and Enzing-Miller

Categories: Antiquarian Books,

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 26009

Keywords: African American Slavery Quaker Presbyterian Lawyer Biographies,