Original Broadside Advertising a newspaper from the Civil War period. The white man's paper 1863. A portion of the broadside reads. The principles of The Caucasian are the principles of White Mens' Liberties, opposition to Negro Equality, and in favor of an appeal to restore the Union and the Constitution.
It is also devoted to an explanation of the so-called Slavery Question, and stands firmly for White Supremacy, and a defense of the rights and welfare of the Producing and Working Classes, now. By the doctrine of Negro Equality, High Tariffs, Paper Currency and Excessive Taxation.
"The proprietors of The Caucasian are happy to announce that, "the press being once more free. The Caucasian is issued by the publishers of The day-book, the place of which it will take for the present. / Van Evrie, Horton & Co.Send for a specimen copy. Van Evrie (18141896), the publisher of the "New-York Weekly Caucasian", was an American physician and defender of slavery, best known as the editor of the Weekly Day Book and the author of several books on race and slavery which reproduced the ideas of scientific racism for a popular audience.
He was also the proprietor of the publishing company Van Evrie, Horton & Company. Van Evrie was described by the historian George M.Fredrickson as perhaps the first professional racist in American history. His thought, which lacked significant scientific evidence even for the time, emphasized the inferiority of black people to white people, defended slavery as practiced in the United States and attacked abolitionism, while opposing class distinctions among white people and the oppression of the white working class. Measures about 9" inches x 6" inches. Broadside is in Very Good condition with some discoloration, minor creasing and soft bent corners. The item "Civil War Broadside Ad for New-York weekly Caucasian-The White Man's Paper 1863" is in sale since Thursday, May 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Other Historical Memorabilia". The seller is "sa1138" and is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.