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Slavery and the Wilmot proviso with some suggestions for a compromise by John L Carey

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Published by J.N. Lewis in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Wilmot proviso,
  • Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature -- 1847

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Statementby John L. Carey
SeriesSlavery, source material and critical literature, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 10847
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14643138M

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