Manumission papers, 1778; 1829.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Manumission papers.
Collection number: 1294-z
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Abstract: A set of documents, 1829, pertaining to the conveyance under the auspices of the Yearly Meeting of Friends of North Carolina of a group of blacks from Perquimans County, N.C., to Wayne and to Washington counties, Ind. (authorization to travel, accounts of expenses, and list of names); and a six-page affirmation, 1778, by Josiah White and Caleb Trueblood, Quakers, arguing that the courts of Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, N.C., should review proceedings wherby certain blacks who had been manumitted had been seized and re-sold into slavery.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection