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The "Peculiar Institution": Secession's Moving Foundation. Tendency due North -- via "Monroe"
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7.7 cm x 13.9 cm
[Cincinnati: Munford & Co., 1861-1865]
This patriotic cover (envelope featuring images and slogans) was printed during the Civil War to promote the antislavery cause and depicts the bare feet of an African American.