Search all Special Collections

Search Multiple Text Collections

Digital Library Center

The Emancipator Newsletter, published monthly in Jonesborough, Tennessee in 1820 by Elihu Embree, advocated the abolition of slavery. Embree, a Quaker, had established what is probably the country's first anti-slavery paper in 1819, the Manumission Intelligencer, of which only one copy exists. This was followed by the Emancipator, a complete run of which exists at the Tennessee State Library.

  • Simple Searches: Single word and phrase searches throughout the entire corpus.
  • Proximity Searches: Find the co-occurrence of two or three words or phrases.
  • Boolean Searches: Find combinations of two or three words in a given paragraph or verse.
  • Word Index: Browse through lists of all unique words in the texts.

  •   Copyright 2006, The University of Tennessee Libraries