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Declaration of Independence - Not for Slaves

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Image of a lithograph called The American Declaration of Independence Illustrated. Designed by R. Thayer ; L. Prang & Co. Lith., Boston.  According to the curators at the U.S. Library of Congress, it was used as a call for emancipation of the slaves.

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Image online, courtesy the U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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