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An address to drunkards and two other items [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05667 Author/Creator: Place Written: Various Places Type: Broadside Date: 1736-1800 Pagination: Order a Copy

With plea from Capt. Hendricks, an Indian chief, to Col. Pickering, imploring him to keep his rum from "us poor Indians."

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