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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Thirty-Nine Thousand names on petitions

City: Boston

State: MA

Start date: 1840-04-03

End date: 1840-04-03

Content: In the April 3,1840 Liberator there is a long two-column listing of petitions, presented with the names of lead petitioners,indicating the number of signers, and towns from which they come. The petitions cover a number of issues. In another column, commenting on the petitions, there is a claim that the total number of names on the petitions is 39,056!

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Citations: April 3, 1840, Liberator

ID: 51