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1777–1778: Accounts of Sales of Blacks Emancipated by Friends

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents an Account of Sale of Negroes Sold at Hertford, North Carolina during 1777–1778. The county court sold all manumitted who had been seized to new owners. The yearly meeting, ... More


1788: An Act to Amend an Act Entitled “An Act to Prevent Domestic Insurrections”

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0023
Subject:
History, African-American History

Despite the frustration that North Carolina Friends experienced when liberated slaves were re-enslaved, they continued to free slaves. In response, in 1788 North Carolina's legislature strengthened ... More


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