An address to the Negroes, in the state of New-York.
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Published by New-York printed: Philadelphia re-printed by Daniel Humphreys, in Spruce-Street, near the drawbridge. in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Jupiter Hammon, servant of John Lloyd, Jun. Esq. of the manor of Queen"s-Village, Long-Island. ; [Three lines from The Acts]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 45078.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 15, [1] p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14575912M

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