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Seaman's Protection Certificate.

A seaman's protection certificate from 1854

CREDIT: "Seaman's Protection Certificate for Samuel Fox, August 12, 1854." 1854. African American Odyssey: Free Blacks in the Antebellum Period, Documenting Freedom, Black History Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

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