Book/Printed Material The history of Mason and Dixon's Line

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Title
The history of Mason and Dixon's Line
Summary
The story of the demarcation of the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania that became the dividing line between free and slave states. Latrobe was a lawyer, inventor, and speaker; he was also president of the American Colonization Society (1853-90), founder of the Maryland Historical Society, and a central figure in the movement to colonize the Republic of Liberia.
Contributor Names
Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1855.
Subject Headings
-  Mason-Dixon Line--History
-  Pennsylvania--Boundaries--Maryland--History
-  Maryland--Boundaries--Pennsylvania--History
Genre
Addresses--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1854
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
52 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. 22, no. 5
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t2205
Library of Congress Control Number
91898509
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The story of the demarcation of the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania that became the dividing line between free and slave states. Latrobe was a lawyer, inventor, and speaker; he was also president of the American Colonization Society (1853-90), founder of the Maryland Historical Society, and a central figure in the movement to colonize the Republic of Liberia.
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Chicago citation style:

Latrobe, John H. B, Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co, 1855. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898509/.

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Latrobe, J. H. B., Historical Society Of Pennsylvania & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1855) The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898509/.

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Latrobe, John H. B, Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co, 1855. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898509/>.