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Light and Truth: Collected From the Bible and Ancient and Modern History, Containing the Universal History of the Colored and the Indian Race, From the Creation of the World to the Present Time

By R.B. Lewis, a Colored man
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Published by a Committee of Colored Gentlemen, Benjamin F. Roberts, Printer, 1844.
Language
English
Description
viii, [9]-400 pages ; 19 cm
Notes
  • "the author of this compilation has been some years in gathering this information. He is a descendant of the two races he so ably vindicates. ... " -- Introduction.
  • An earlier version was published under title: Light and truth: from ancient and sacred history, by Robert Benjamin Lewis. Portland [Me.], 1836.
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836, by R.B. Lewis, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of Maine; and transferred to Messrs. Dalton, Roberts, Scott and Lewis, of Boston, Mass., Oct. 10, 1843." -- Verso title page.
  • Introduction is signed, in print: Thomas Dalton, Charles H. Roberts, Andress V. Lewis, James Scott, Publishing Committee, Boston, January 25, 1844.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original blindstamped brown cloth. Signature of Diana Small, Bowdoin, Me. Kerchof Library Fund, 2018/2019.
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