African-American Experience and American Racial Attitudes :
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Proceedings of the State Convention of Colored Citizens of the State of Illinois, Held in the City of Alton, November 13, 14, and 15th, 1856 (Chicago: Hays and Thompson) Permission: Northern Illinois University.
Illinois Anti-Slavery Convention , Proceedings of the Ill. Anti-Slavery Convention: Held at Upper Alton on the Twenty-sixth, Twenty-seventh, and Twenty-eighth October, 1837 (Alton, IL: Parks and Breath) Permission: University of Chicago.
Lincoln, Abraham; Nicolay, John G., ed.; Hay, John, ed. , 'Protest in the Illinois Legislature on the Subject of Slavery' in 'The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 1' (New York: Francis D. Tandy Company, 1894) Permission: Northern Illinois University.
Author Unknown , The South Bend Fugitive Slave Case, Involving the Right to a Writ of Habeas Corpus (New York Anti-Slavery Office) Permission: Northern Illinois University.