Help liberate enslaved children

“Burdett Washington, a member of the Baptist Church in Alexandria, D. C., is now in this city endeavoring to collect money to pay a loan contracted for the purpose of liberating his children, who had been sold into  slavery.  His case is one of deep and thrilling interest. Those who feel disposed to aid him, can leave their contributions at 25 Cornhill….”  (Liberator, July 6, 1838, pg 3)

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