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Last will and testament of Colonel Pierre Benjamin Faneuil, Boston, Mass., 1877; ALS Revolutionary War pension request for Tyler Porter, with list of battles, Mass., 1818; New York State Militia Return of Officers... under Command of Brigadier-General Lyman Curtiss, 1834; Beebee & Co. Bullion Exchange Bankers, N.Y. financial statement, 1851; will of Christian Gingery of Warwick, Lancaster County, Pa., includes mention of "mulato Girl," 1778; will of Jacob Rubsamen (?) of Philadelphia, Pa., includes manumission of three slaves, 1792; and will of Brigadier General Christian Febiger, Philadelphia, Pa., 1796. Also clipping with poem about slavery, "The Auction-Block Again - Who Bids?" from the New York Tribune, n.d.

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