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SeriesAnti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 13, v. 35, no. 20.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 82/534 (H)
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Pagination4 p.
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Open LibraryOL2974646M
LC Control Number84222472

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