Robert Purvis(Moroccan, German Jewish, English) [American]

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Known as: Abolitionist (Helped establish the Library Company of Colored People and the American Anti-Slavery Society; Involved in the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee which sheltered slaves on the Underground Railroad)
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