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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes

The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes, with the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators; to which are added Notes by Sam Johnson. London. Printed for H. Woodfall, C. Bathurst…. Eight volumes, leather bound.

Object number: 1977.14.2-9

Date: 1788

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Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…