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The New Man: Twenty-Nine Years a Slave, Twenty-Nine Years a Free Man
P. Anstadt & Sons, York, Pa 1895 - frontis (portrait), x, [11]-176p. Recased in original binding. New endpapers. 23cm. Cover dulled and has several relatively light spots and some even lighter streaking. Contents sound and clean. Bruce, a brother of Blanche K. Bruce, was a slave in Missouri and went to Kansas after he was freed. He got involved in Republican politics in 1880 and after an unsuccessful run for the State Legislature, he was appointed Doorkeeper of the Kansas Senate. He moved to Washington, D.C. the following year and, according to this book, had been employed as a clerk in the Pension Office since 1882. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: McBlain Books, ABAA]
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