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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 93

21. Emory Washburn, Slavery as It Once Prevailed in Massachusetts: A Lecture for the Massachusetts Historical Society, at the Lowell Institute, Jan. 22, 1869 (Boston: John Wilson & Son, 1869). (35 p.)

History of slavery in Massachusetts. The speaker defines the scope of the work by stating that “The inquiry will involve how far it was legalized here as an institution, and to what extent the people of the Commonwealth were responsible for its introduction and its continuance.”