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Benjamin Lundy

Born: Jan 4, 1789

Death: Aug 22, 1839

Birthplace: Sussex County

Nationality: United States

Benjamin Lundy

Date of Birth : Jan 4, 1789
Date of Death : Aug 22, 1839
Birth Place : Sussex County

Benjamin Lundy was an American Quaker abolitionist from New Jersey who established several anti-slavery newspapers and worked for many others. He traveled widely seeking to limit the expansion of slavery, and in seeking to establish a colony to which freed slaves might be located, outside of the United States. Lundy was also a leading voice in denouncing the Texas Revolution as a method to perpetuate slavery in Texas in defiance of the laws of Mexico banning slavery.

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