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Liberty or death, or, Heaven"s infraction of the fugitive slave law by Hattia M"Keehan

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Written in English


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Other titlesLiberty or death, Heaven"s infraction of the fugitive slave law
Statementby Hattia M"Keehan.
Series[Pamphlets on slavery -- v. 47, no. 1]
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23312567M

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