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"We is de innocent root ob dis yere trubble, Mass' Jeff, but its gwine to take all us poor niggas' breff away to keep de wind in it"
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8.7 cm x 14 cm
[Cincinnati: J. R. Hawley, 1861-1865]
This patriotic cover (envelope featuring images and slogans) was printed during the Civil War to promote the antislavery cause and depicts an African American child with a bag in his hand marked "Treason."