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Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Review of Webster's speech on slavery.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.140 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1850 Pagination: 44 p. ; 21.5 x 13.7 cm.

Published by the American Anti Slavery Society in Boston, Massachusetts. Printed by J.B. Yerrinton and Son, Printers, Boston.

Phillips was an American abolitionist, Native American advocate, and orator.

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