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Fourth of July essay, 1837

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Fourth of July essay, 1837

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William Allen of Norridgewock wrote this commentary on the importance of observing the Fourth of July. While he urges people to remember and honor their own freedom, he asks them to remember those who do not enjoy such freedom -- the enslaved.

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  • Title: Fourth of July essay, 1837
  • Creator: Allen, William
  • Creation Date: 1837-07-04
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-1888 Misc. Box 88/13
  • Collection: William Allen Norridgewock manuscripts
  • Object Type: Text

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