Why I have not gone to the South
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Published by American Anti-slavery Society in [New York .
Written in English


  • Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature -- 1858.

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Edition Notes

SeriesSlavery, source material and critical literature -- no.151.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22197014M

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