|Author||Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. |
|Title||A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and reform papers. By Henry D. Thoreau. |
|Published||Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1866. |
|Description||286 p. 18 cm. |
|General Note||First edition, edited by Sophia Thoreau and W. E. Channing. |
The first three chapters appeared in Putnam's magazine 1853 under the title of "Excursion to Canada".
"Prayers" was attributed to Thoreau by mistake, only a prayer in verse included being his. The essay itself, first published in the Dial, is by Emerson and is now published in his Natural history of the intellect.
|Formatted Note||Contents: A Yankee in Canada.--Anti-slavery and reform papers: Slavery in Massachusetts.--Prayers.--Civil disobedience.--A plea for Captain John Brown.--Paradise (to be) regained.--Herald of freedom.--Thomas Carlyle and his works.--Life without principle.--Wendell Phillips before the Concord lyceum.--The last days of John Brown. |
|Subjects||Brown, John, 1800-1859. |
Québec (Province) -- Description and travel.
Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature -- 19th century.
|Other Authors||Thoreau, Sophia E., ed. |
Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901. joint ed.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
|LC Card Number||07-17111|
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| ||WRHS Research Library: F 1052 T48|
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