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Ransom of slaves at the national capital. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on the bill for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, in the Senate of the United States, March 31, 1862 by Charles Sumner

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Published by Printed at the Congressional Globe office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Slavery -- United States -- Speeches in Congress -- 1862,
  • Slavery -- Washington (D.C.)

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Microfiche (negative) Louisville [Ky.] Lost Cause Press, 1977. 2 sheets. 10.5 x 14.8 cm. ([Slavery, source material and critical literature])

The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14468497M

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