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1777: The Trial of Several Negroes Manumitted 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/9780813034706.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

The North Carolina Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee believed that the new law should apply only to slaves set free after the Act to Prevent Domestic Insurrections was passed. The committee engaged ... More


1779: Memorial from Friends Who Manumitted Slaves to the North Carolina General Assembly

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/9780813034706.003.0020
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1779, the yearly meeting responded to the legislature's libel about the Quakers' motives in freeing their slaves by drafting a petition that explained that they had acted on their convictions that ... More


Belongings and Belonging: Indonesian Histories in Inventories from the Cape of Good Hope

Jean Gelman Taylor

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

A little known group in the universal history of forced migration comprises men and women from the Indonesian archipelago who were taken as slave laborers to the Dutch East India Company settlement ... More


Two Overlooked Attic Inscriptions

G. E. Malouchou

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines two inscriptions from Athens that have been totally neglected since their discovery in the nineteenth century by Kyriakos Pittakes, the father of archaeology in Greece. The ... More


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