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Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Manufactured by:
I. Nutting & Son, British, ca.1805 - 1840  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
pewter
Dimensions:
Diameter: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm), 3.9Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538c17a61-69b3-46bf-a657-95362382579e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.1

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Manufactured by:
I. Nutting & Son, British, ca.1805 - 1840  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
pewter
Dimensions:
Diameter: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm), 3.2Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd529db2a55-c81b-41b4-9282-68a33c342371
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.2
Online Media:

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm), 2.7Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a07edb0b-8c52-4a51-9b88-359fbe47e475
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.3

Identification button used by Thomas Porter II

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Porter II, British, 1790 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm), 2.8Grams
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Caribbean, South America
Date:
ca. 1820
Topic:
African American  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.32.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd574df6dda-c31e-41e3-89fe-beddd9022be7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.32.4

The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians

Subject of:
Jim Beckwourth, American, 1798 - 1866  Search this
Created by:
Jim Beckwourth, American, 1798 - 1866  Search this
T. D. Bonner, American  Search this
Published by:
Harper & Brothers, American, 1817 - 1962  Search this
Medium:
ink on book paper , cloth and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (20.3 x 14 x 3.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open at 60 Degrees): 8 × 6 1/2 × 6 3/8 in. (20.3 × 16.5 × 16.2 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Franklin Square, Nassau County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1856
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56762ba4a-0b84-4bd2-a43d-7033550f03b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.19
Online Media:

Voucher of payment to Private Prince Simbo

Created by:
Eleazer Wales, American, 1732 - 1794  Search this
Subject of:
Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/2 x 8 in. (16.5 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
vouchers
Place made:
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 20, 1783
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.14.8
Restrictions & Rights:
public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd503ef2d55-a6d6-4623-b342-65f6ddfccc06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.14.8
Online Media:

Confederate States of America $100 Bond and Coupons

Printed by:
Archer & Daly, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 13 7/8 in. (35.6 × 35.2 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b40e879-a08f-45e6-91f6-7a9efe3b2148
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.1

Confederate States of America $1000 Bond and Coupons

Printed by:
Geo. Dunn & Co, American  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 9/16 × 14 in. (34.4 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5357ac61c-7e8c-496e-9405-de38f529a6b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.2

Confederate States of America $1000 Bond and Coupons

Designed by:
Geo. Dunn & Co, American  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 9/16 × 13 15/16 in. (34.4 × 35.4 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c914771c-61c4-449e-ade5-08a0478fa296
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.3

Confederate States of America $100 Bond and Coupons

Printed by:
Archer & Daly, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 1/4 × 13 7/8 in. (36.2 × 35.2 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c96d708c-fa43-4ca1-84e7-bf974289e2bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.4

Confederate States of America $500 Bond and Coupons

Printed by:
Archer & Daly, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/4 × 13 1/16 in. (33.7 × 33.2 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5310058cb-314f-4de3-b600-3dd010713954
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.5

Confederate States of America $1000 Bond and Coupons

Designed by:
Geo. Dunn & Co, American  Search this
Subject of:
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/16 × 13 7/8 in. (33.8 × 35.2 cm)
Type:
money
bonds (legal records)
Place printed:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.11.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59a8ede6e-c716-441d-aef3-dd0bca40c388
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.11.6

Confederate States of America one dollar bill

Printed by:
Walker, Evans & Co., American, 1855 - 1982  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Subject of:
Clement Claiborne Clay, American, 1816 - 1882  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Signed by:
M. A. Yates, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/16 × 7 in. (7.8 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
money
paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b7a9ff5b-d317-40e7-9296-a570834364a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.1

Confederate States of America ten dollar bill

Printed by:
Walker, Evans & Co., American, 1855 - 1982  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Subject of:
Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, American, 1809 - 1887  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/16 × 7 1/8 in. (7.8 × 18.1 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b858ae18-224c-4a61-82be-9722a5507ce6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.10

Confederate States of America twenty dollar bill

Subject of:
Alexander H. Stephens, American, 1812 - 1883  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 3/16 × 7 3/16 in. (8.1 × 18.3 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53286b734-fa34-4f43-be17-9b13e0dc0752
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.11

Confederate States of America fifty dollar bill

Subject of:
Jefferson Davis, American, 1808 - 1889  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 5/16 × 7 3/8 in. (8.4 × 18.7 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ffc12af7-011a-4eb0-a730-8b05386e87d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.12

Confederate States of America two dollar bill

Subject of:
Judah P. Benjamin, American, 1811 - 1884  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 3/16 × 7 3/16 in. (8.1 × 18.3 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 6, 1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c5d5b977-1eaa-4c75-999e-5f9fdc4f9a4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.13

Confederate States of America five dollar bill

Subject of:
Christopher G. Memminger, American, 1803 - 1888  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Printed by:
Walker, Evans & Co., American, 1855 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/16 × 7 1/16 in. (7.8 × 17.9 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f4bedab-d9fd-490d-b528-8414088bcb50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.14

Confederate States of America ten dollar bill

Subject of:
Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, American, 1809 - 1887  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Printed by:
Walker, Evans & Co., American, 1855 - 1982  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 × 7 in. (7.6 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc03e62f-6ce2-4d77-85a7-c28f495a4f69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.15

Confederate States of America twenty dollar bill

Subject of:
Alexander H. Stephens, American, 1812 - 1883  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Designed by:
Keatinge & Ball, American, 1861 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (8.3 × 18.4 cm)
Type:
money
American paper money
Place made:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Government  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.9.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5767ce59e-c79a-4474-85e2-e738099ff2c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.9.16

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