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Francis Scott Key Autograph Letter Signed Supports Slave Colonization In Liberia

   Francis Scott Key (17791843) was a Baltimore lawyer who was inspired to write the Star-Spangled Banner after he witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British in 1814. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, THE WRITER OF THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER, OFFERING HIS SUPPORT ON THE COLONIZATION OF FREED SLAVES TO LIBERIA, AFRICA. Autograph letter signed by, F. Key, to the reverend of the American Colonization Society requesting to have his papers published regarding his support on colonization, the idea that a majority of the freed slave population should leave the United ...