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JOURNEY TO HONOR (XI)

Anti-slavery literature began to appear about 1820. Abolitionist press produced newspapers, periodicals, sermons, children's books, speeches, abolitionist society reports, handbills, and memoirs of former slaves. The anti-abolitionist handbill below demonstrates the depth of pro-slavery feeling. CHAPTER 20 In St. Louis, a numbness closed around the hearts of Eliza and Portia Shepheard. Eliza had changed. Many years after she and Jim had fallen in love, abandonment had made he