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Slavery, a poem by Hannah More

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Published by Printed for T. Cadell in London .
Written in English


  • Slavery -- United States -- Poetry

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Statementby Hannah More
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 23272
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15223979M

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