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Paul Cuffee: America"s first black captain. by Johanna Johnston

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817.

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The life of the eighteenth-century black sailing captain who, among other firsts, was the first to petition Massachusetts for the right of Negroes to vote.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 95.

StatementIllustrated by Elton C. Fax.
ContributionsFax, Elton C., illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.C96 J6
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5218949M
ISBN 100396062199
LC Control Number75117620
OCLC/WorldCa100546

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