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Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) The Liberator. [Vol. 9, no. 6 (February 8, 1839)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08875.46 Author/Creator: Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 8 February 1839 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 63.7 x 45 cm.

Contains articles on the "Refuge of Oppression," Congress, and miscellaneous other items. Garrison serves as editor, Isaac Knapp as printer, and Oliver Johnson as general agent. With some discoloration of first page, especially in creases. Contains a small circular chip to middle of front page, slightly affecting text.

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