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Webb, Maria, 1804-1873 [Scrapbook of Maria Webb]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08360 Author/Creator: Webb, Maria, 1804-1873 Place Written: s.l. Type: Scrapbook Date: ca. 1840-1890 Pagination: 1 v. Order a Copy

Bound collection of letters from leading abolitionists of the period, including Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe, among others.

Webb, Maria, 1804-1873
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881

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