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Opinion regarding right of free African Americans to hold real property

Nicholas Waln

Opinion regarding right of free African Americans to hold real property

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Published in Philadelphia, Penn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free African Americans,
  • History,
  • Slavery,
  • Sources

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBoston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
    The Physical Object
    Format[manuscript]
    Pagination2 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25481166M


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