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Channing, William Ellery (1780-1842) Duty of the Free States, or remarks suggested by the case of the Creole

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07435 Author/Creator: Channing, William Ellery (1780-1842) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1842 Pagination: 16 p. 24.1 x 15 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07435 Author/Creator: Channing, William Ellery (1780-1842) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1842 Pagination: 16 p. 24.1 x 15 cm

Background Information: Likely by William Ellery Channing (1817-1901).

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TranscendentalistReligionSlave RebellionMaritimeCaribbeanGovernment and CivicsMorality and EthicsSlaveryAfrican American HistoryReform MovementAbolitionMutinySlave TradeLawGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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