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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Expanding to attract

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Start date: 1832-01-14

End date: 1831-01-14

Content: The Liberator of January 1, 1832, beginning the second year, includes this announcement. "The fact that one million of the female sex are reduced, by the slave system, to the most deplorable condition -- compelled to perform the most laborious and unseemly tasks -- liable to be whipped to an unmerciful degree -- exposed to all the violence of lust and passion -- and treated with more indelicacy and cruelty than cattle, ought to excite the sympathy and indignation of American women. We have therefore concluded, that a Ladies Department in the Liberator would add greatly to its interest, and give a new impetus to the cause of emancipation..." Thus begins the new column, Ladies Department.

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Citations: Liberator, Jan 1, 1832

ID: 43