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Ann Eliza Bleecker On the Immensity of Creation**
Written Before the Retreat from Burgoyne**
Benjamin Franklin An Edict by the King of Prussia**
Phillis Wheatley Farewell to America**
On Being Brought from Africa to America**
On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall 1771**
Poems To the University of Cambridge, in New England**
Yearly meeting of New England Quakers prohibits slaveowning—first American ban on slaveholding.
Massachusetts slaves petition legislature for freedom.