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Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Review of Webster's speech on slavery.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08530 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet signed Date: 1850 Pagination: 1 v. : 44 p. ; 22.2 x 14.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Inscribed on cover to the Hon. William Foster. Printed by the American Anti-Slavery Society.

People: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Anti-Slavery SocietyAmerican Anti-Slavery Society MemberAbolitionSlaveryAfrican American HistoryAmerican Statesmen

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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