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Alexander, Ann, of York (1767-1849) An address to the inhabitants of South Carolina [anti-slavery]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06992 Author/Creator: Alexander, Ann, of York (1767-1849) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Pamphlets Date: 1805 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: In original blue wrappers. Anti-Slavery pamphlet. Printed by Kimber, Conrad & Co.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Slavery, African American History, Abolition, Reform Movement

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison