Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 March 2021

Jewett, John Punchardlocked

(16 August 1814–14 May 1884)
  • Joan D. Hedrick

Extract

Jewett, John Punchard (16 August 1814–14 May 1884), publisher and antislavery activist, was born in Lebanon, Maine, the son of the Reverend Paul Jewett and Eleanor Masury Punchard. Jewett joined the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1835 during a period of volatile and often violent protest. He was an outspoken contributor to antislavery newspapers and counted among his friends antislavery luminaries such as ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription