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Parker, Mary Address to the free colored people of the United States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06893 Author/Creator: Parker, Mary Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1838 Pagination: 12 p. 17.2 x 11.1 cm

Summary of Content: Published by Merrihew and Gun. Stab Stitched.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryFreemenAfrican American HistoryReform Movement

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