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Grimke, Angelina Emily (1805-1879) Appeal to the Christian women of the south

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08642 Author/Creator: Grimke, Angelina Emily (1805-1879) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1836 Pagination: 1 v. : 36 p. ; 22.7 x 14.6 cm.

Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society. Among other arguments, Grimke denounces Biblical justifications of slavery. Loosely bound with string.

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