Thesaurus / manumission
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Mr Vaughan had made some promises to himself in regard to the manumission of Yola.

The MaroonMayne Reid

His statement practically amounts to a denial of the possibility of manumission, and such a denial we cannot accept.

Villainage in EnglandPaul Vinogradoff

It also explains why manumission of household and personal slaves preceded that of agricultural slaves.

That such as produce clear testimonials of capacity, knowledge, and acquirement, become immediately objects of manumission.

It is impossible for us to be happy if, after manumission, they are to stay among us.

The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4American Anti-Slavery Society

Sciold had a freedman who repaid his master's manumission of him by the ingratitude of attempting his life.

The Danish History, Books I-IXSaxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

The Assembly of Virginia then passed an act permitting the manumission of slaves.

Lamb's time, after his manumission from India-House, seems to have hung rather heavily upon his hands.

Sometimes individuals, from benevolence, gave their slaves their freedom—sometimes piety procured a manumission.

Humane masters who desired to emancipate their slaves were embarrassed by a statute unfriendly to manumission.

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