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In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest Among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860

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Prince Hall, a black veteran of the American Revolution, was insulted and disappointed but probably not surprised when white officials refused his offer of help. He had volunteered a troop of 700 Boston area blacks to help quell a rebellion of western Massachusetts farmers led by Daniel Shays during the economic turmoil in the uncertain period following independence. Many ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published December 5th 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published October 31st 1996)
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