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Ullman, Victor. LOOK TO THE NORTH STAR: A Life of William King. Boston: Beacon, 1969. Hardcover First Edition

First printing. Biography of the Prebyterian minister, a former slaveowner, who founded the community of Buxton in Canada in 1849 as a haven for black fugitives, both free and slave, as a place where they could support themselves and obtain an education. Among these fugitives was William Parker, the leader of the slave resistance known as the Christiana riot. 337pgs, index, Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (church stamp on endpaper, spine of dj slightly faded.) .

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