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Massachusetts to Virginia by John Greenleaf Whittier

MASSACHUSETTS TO VIRGINIA by John Greenleaf Whittier Written on reading an account of the proceedings of the citizens of Norfolk, Va., in reference to George Latimer, the alleged fugitive slave, who was seized in Boston without warrant at the request … Continue reading

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Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier

Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892), often listed as one of the Fireside Poets, was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Enjoy Whittier’s poetry available from Excellence in Literature: “Massachusetts to Virginia” … Continue reading

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