Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. by Phillis Wheatley

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Published by W.H. Lawrence & co. in Denver, Colo .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes sketches of Phillis Wheatley, Benjamin Banneker, Thomas Fuller and James Durham (p. 117-149)

Book details

StatementBy Phillis Wheatley, negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England. With menoirs, by W. H. Jackson.
ContributionsJackson, W. H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS866 .W5 1887
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6746165M
LC Control Number30020916
OCLC/WorldCa6471617

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