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    J. D. Paxton. Letters on Slavery; Addressed to the Cumberland Congregation, Virginia. Lexington: Abraham T. Skillman, 1833. First edition. Paxton's anti-slavery views were unacceptable to his Virginia congregation forcing his exodus to Kentucky. The Reverend favored emancipation and the removal of Blacks to their own territory in the Southwest. Howes P146. Haynes 13781. Original cloth bindings. Starting to both hinges. Spine and corners bumped and showing. Sunning to spine, with two small closed tears to head. Over-opened in some places. Extreme wear to spine label, affecting text. Foxing throughout. Rubbing, soiling, and wear to extremities. Tearing with loss to top corners of pages 13 to 18. Good.


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