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abolitionists_in_the_ohio_valley [2018/03/21 17:40]
bstriker [Other Area Abolitionists]
abolitionists_in_the_ohio_valley [2018/08/27 10:27] (current)
kbilz [Point Pleasant Christian Church]
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 ===== Friends of Emancipation ===== ===== Friends of Emancipation =====
-  * [[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/Emancipation_meeting.pdf|Friends of Emancipation meeting announcement]]+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​25185/​0|Friends of Emancipation meeting announcement]]
 The following citizens were nominated to represent Boone County at the [[1849]] Kentucky Constitutional Convention in Frankfort as "​Friends of Emancipation." ​ It should be noted that some of these representatives were also slaveholders,​ but believed emancipation and the end to slavery was necessary. ​ The list below was published in the //Covington Journal,// 13 April 1849, p 2, col 6: The following citizens were nominated to represent Boone County at the [[1849]] Kentucky Constitutional Convention in Frankfort as "​Friends of Emancipation." ​ It should be noted that some of these representatives were also slaveholders,​ but believed emancipation and the end to slavery was necessary. ​ The list below was published in the //Covington Journal,// 13 April 1849, p 2, col 6:
  
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 ===== Churches with Abolitionist Views ===== ===== Churches with Abolitionist Views =====
 ==== Point Pleasant Christian Church ==== ==== Point Pleasant Christian Church ====
-{{   http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/2_224_dedication_day_at_pt._pleasant_church.jpg?​300|Ppoint ​Pleasant Christian Church}}+<​html><​img alt="​Point Pleasant Christian Church"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23021/​0"​ width="​300" align="​right"​ title="​Point ​Pleasant Christian Church"></​html> ​
   * [[point_pleasant_christian_church|Point Pleasant Christian Church]]   * [[point_pleasant_christian_church|Point Pleasant Christian Church]]
   * [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​25510/​0|Marriages performed by Rev. William Masters]]   * [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​25510/​0|Marriages performed by Rev. William Masters]]
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 ==== Universalist Church ==== ==== Universalist Church ====
-{{ http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/burlington029.jpg?​350|Universalist Church Burlington}}+<​html><​img alt="​Universalist Church Burlington"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​28340/​0"​ width="​350" align="​right"​ title="​Universalist Church ​in Burlington"></​html>​
 Though other churches in the area were either supportive of enslavement or split in their views, the Universalist Church was consistant in its abolitionism.  ​ Though other churches in the area were either supportive of enslavement or split in their views, the Universalist Church was consistant in its abolitionism.  ​
  
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 === Donn Piatt and family ===  === Donn Piatt and family === 
 //Boone County and Cincinnati.//​ The Piatts, early settlers of Boone County from New Jersey, had both slave ownership and abolition in their complicated family history. ​ Donn Piatt'​s views, however, were not indecisive on the matter. ​ He was an abolitionist and very vocal about his views. ​ He practiced law in Cincinnati, and his name can be found in cases involving slavery and emancipation. ​ He also wrote for abolitionist newspapers frequently. ​ In fact, he has been described as "too much of an abolitionist"​ for the likes of President Lincoln. //Boone County and Cincinnati.//​ The Piatts, early settlers of Boone County from New Jersey, had both slave ownership and abolition in their complicated family history. ​ Donn Piatt'​s views, however, were not indecisive on the matter. ​ He was an abolitionist and very vocal about his views. ​ He practiced law in Cincinnati, and his name can be found in cases involving slavery and emancipation. ​ He also wrote for abolitionist newspapers frequently. ​ In fact, he has been described as "too much of an abolitionist"​ for the likes of President Lincoln.
-{{   http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/John_Cleves_Short_by_Smithsonian_American_Art_Museum.jpg?​175|John Cleves Short by the Smithsonian Art Museum}} +<​html><​img alt="​John Cleves Short by the Smithsonian Art Museum"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​28844/​0"​ width="​200"​ align="​right"​ title="​John Cleves Short by the Smithsonian Art Museum"></​html> ​
   * [[Piatt family]]   * [[Piatt family]]
   * [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​25652/​0|Notes on Piatts with Abolitionist Ties]]   * [[https://​bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/​search/​asset/​25652/​0|Notes on Piatts with Abolitionist Ties]]
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