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African slave trade a discourse delivered in the city of New-Haven, September 9, 1790, before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom by James Dana

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Published by Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green in New Haven .
Written in English



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  • Slave trade -- Sermons -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Slavery -- United States -- Early works to 1800.

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Other titlesDoctor Dana"s sermon on the African slave trade, 1790
Statementby James Dana, D.D., pastor of the First Congregational Church in said city.
GenreSermons, Early works to 1800.
ContributionsConnecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom, and the Relief of Persons Unlawfully Holden in Bondage., American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE446 .D16
The Physical Object
Pagination33, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6535636M
LC Control Number11025871

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