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The American slave-trade an account of its origin, growth and suppression by Spears, John Randolph

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Slave-trade,
  • Slavery -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby John R. Spears, illustrated by Walter Appleton Clark.
LC ClassificationsE441 .S73
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 232 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13540321M
LC Control Number00006710

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