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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 82

30. “Poetry: Marco the African,” Christian Observer (November 1818): 344.

Poem about a black servant who decided to stay on a sinking ship during a storm rather than board a lifeboat in place of two young children, presumably white, who were under his care.