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Petition to Abolish Slavery

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1204
Abstract

This petition asks the Tennessee Legislature to pass a law that will free the state's enslaved peoples and their descendants. The petition is signed by 75 residents of Bedford County, Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1830

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- Politics and government. X
  • Subject: Bedford County (Tenn.) -- History. X