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The Anti-Slavery Record, Volume 1, Number 11.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09001 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: November 1835 Pagination: 12 p.

Summary of Content: Cover engraving depicts Amos Dresser being caned. Lead article addresses his martyrdom.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistoryAbolitionSlaveryReform Movement

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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