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Wright, James James Wright, of Haverhill... [Merchant will not sell sugar due to slave labor]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04614 Author/Creator: Wright, James Place Written: Haverhill, England Type: Broadside Date: circa 1791 Pagination: 1 p. 21.2 x 15.7 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04614 Author/Creator: Wright, James Place Written: Haverhill, England Type: Broadside Date: circa 1791 Pagination: 1 p. 21.2 x 15.7 cm

Summary of Content: Printed at Bury by P. Gedge, Agent to the Sun Fire Office.

People: Wright, James

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutritionAgriculture and Animal HusbandryLaborAfrican American HistorySlavery

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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