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Lot 102

Four booklets on slavery

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Four booklets on slavery, to include The Rights and The Duties of Masters; A Sermon Preached at the Dedication of a Church, Erected in Charleston, S. C., For the Benefit and Instruction of the Coloured Population, published by Walker & James, 1850; Report of the Select Committee on Slavery, The Dred Scott Decision, and the Action of the Federal Government Thereon, Submitted Thursday, Nov. 18, 1858, published by E. P. Walton, 1858; Report of The Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, December 2, 1867, published by the Government Printing Office, 1867; and The John Brown Invasion; An Authentic History of the Harper's Ferry Tragedy, published by James Campbell, 1860.

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Sermon missing cover, title page detached, pages clean overall, Select Committee with water staining throughout, binding tight, Commissioner with handling marks and edge wear to covers, spine with slight separation to top and bottom, pages with minor sporadic staining, binding tight, John Brown with both covers detached, back cover ripped in half, first few pages with some staining to bottom, pages otherwise clean.

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