LIBERATOR---EXTRA. BOSTON, AUG. 19, 1837. FOR SALE AT 25, CORNHILL. PRICE 10 CTS. SINGLE- 75 CTS. PER. DOZEN. [Caption title: APPEAL OF CLERICAL ABOLITIONISTS ON ANTI-SLAVERY MEASURES - REPLY BY EDITOR PRO. TEM. OF THE LIBERATOR - A LAYMAN'S REPLY TO A 'CLERICAL APPEAL' - REPLY TO THE APPEAL BY REV. A.A. PHELPS - DECLARATION OF ABOLITIONISTS IN THE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AT ANDOVER, MASS.].

[Boston: Wm. Lloyd Garrison], 1839. [2], 30pp. Printed front self-wrapper, as issued. Formerly stitched, now loosened, else Very Good.

This scarce Extra contains thirty pages of essays, letters, and replies from clergy, beginning with the "Appeal of Clerical Abolitionists on Anti-Slavery Measures." Its authors, prominently displaying their abolitionist credentials, are nevertheless dismayed by the Liberator's "hasty, unsparing and almost ferocious denunciation of a man who happens to come from the South," and the "abuse" heaped on fellow clergy who are not in full agreement with the entire abolitionist agenda. The "Editor Pro. Tem." of the Liberator's snotty rejoinder follows in the "Reply to Mr. Fitch and Others." William Lloyd Garrison himself weighs in with "A Layman's Reply to a 'Clerical Appeal'", denouncing the Appeal "for its misrepresentation." A.A. Phelps jumps in with a further rebuke to the authors of the "Appeal."
OCLC shows 8 copies under two accession numbers as of April 2015. Item #31962

Price: $500.00