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Unknown [figures for W.S Garell crop of tobacco June 16th 1854]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09302.049 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 16 June 1854 Pagination: 1 p. ; 12 x 18 cm.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFinanceWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyWhigsElectionPoliticsEnslaved people

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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