The act of abolishing abolition destruction
- the act of abolishing a method or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
- The work of abolishing; abolition; destruction.
(n.) The work of abolishing; abolition; destruction.
On the 6th of March 1862, he sent a special message to Congress recommending the passage of a resolution offering pecuniary aid from the general government to induce states to adopt gradual abolishment of slavery.