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Austin Steward, 1794-1860
Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.
Rochester, N.Y.: William Alling, 1857.

"I walked hastily forward and turned around, when, Oh, my God! what a sight was there! He still held the dripping knife, with which he had cut his throat."
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  • Suicides.
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