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Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species.../by Thomas Clarkson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07830 Author/Creator: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Book signed Date: 1787 Pagination: 156, [1] p. +Print Order a Copy

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