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Woolman, John (1720-1772) The works of... in two parts

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06191 Author/Creator: Woolman, John (1720-1772) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Books Date: 1774 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Includes his Journal and his both parts of his essay "Some considerations on the keeping of negroes." A seminal work published in part I (1754) and part II (1762) on Christian objections to slavery. First edition printed by Joseph Crukshank. Evans 13787, Howes W-669'aa'.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Religion, Christianity, Slavery, African American History

Sub Era: Road to Revolution