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My master, on leaving England, persuaded me to accompany him, promising legally to manumit me on our arrival in the States.
Did it ever occur to her, that Northerners might go South, and buy a great many of these slaves, and manumit them?
AUNT PHILLIS'S CABINMARY H. EASTMAN
They were not required so far as we know, in any instance, to manumit their slaves.
He gave the law, that every shire in the kingdom should annually manumit one thrall.
THE STORY OF NORWAYHJALMAR H. BOYESEN
But, as well might you, as to say, that it is the "purpose" of the abolitionists to "manumit."
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, OMNIBUSAMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
But masters could manumit their slaves, who thus became Roman citizens with some restrictions.
The tendency to manumit faithful slaves called forth no approbation.
A slave-owner cannot manumit his slaves without the formal consent of the Legislature.
We think, if any manumit, before we license them to part, they do usurp a power is ours by nature.
Suppose the South should manumit their slaves, will the North receive and educate them?

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