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The free negro question in Maryland


A pamphlet written by Curtis W. Jacobs--a wealthy Worcester County, Maryland planter, state legislator, and ardent supporter of slavery--and entitled The free negro question in Maryland : slavery and free Negroism incompatible -- the doctrine of equality exposed and refuted -- origin of abolitionism in this country and its aims -- vast disasters attending free negroism every where -- Maryland must enslave or expel her free negroes or consent to be ruined by them -- white slavery at the north : and the general designs of the abolitionist to abolish negro slavery, and substitute white slavery in its stead, as is now the case in monarchial Europe -- able letter of Col. C. W. Jacobs on this all absorbing question.

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Baltimore: John W. Woods



23 cm

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Rare PAM 4469


28 pages

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Rare PAM 4469

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