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    Two 1825 Letters About the Cuban Slave Revolt. Two letters (two pages and three pages respectively, each with integral address leaf), folio and 4to, Sumedero, Cuba, June 1825 and January 1826. Written by E.S. Fales to his sister Lydia S. French. Fales offers an interesting commentary on events surrounding a slave rebellion in Cuba. In part: "... you will no doubt have heard of the insurrection of the Negroes in our part of the country, which as to numbers was inconsiderable, but the result was horrid. No less than sixteen whites was most barbarously butchered..." Both letters are lightly age toned and in fine condition.

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    June, 2008
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
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