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Sharp, Granville Law of Liberty, or the Royal Law ... [abolitionism]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07441 Author/Creator: Sharp, Granville Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1776 Pagination: 55, 4 p. 17.8 x 11.5 cm

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Summary of Content: Title continued: "... Earnestly recommended to the serious consideration of all slaveholders and slavedealers." With 4 pages of printed advertisements.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: AbolitionReform MovementSlave SaleSlaveryAfrican American HistoryLaw

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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