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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 70

16. [Benjamin] Franklin, “On the Slave Trade,” Carey’s American Museum (June 1791): 336-37.

Transcription of a speech by Sidi Mehemet Ibrahim in 1687 regarding the slave trade preceded by an annotation. Franklin suggests that the Muslim experience with slaves is relevant to the debate on slavery in the United States at the time.