EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MANUMIT
For proof: By what law could Paul manumit another man's servant?
Even baptism did not manumit him unless the owner were a Moor or a Jew.
He gave the law, that every shire in the kingdom should annually manumit one thrall.
But, as well might you, as to say, that it is the "purpose" of the abolitionists to "manumit."
Suppose the South should manumit their slaves, will the North receive and educate them?
They were not required so far as we know, in any instance, to manumit their slaves.
We think, if any manumit, before we license them to part, they do usurp a power is ours by nature.
From that moment he possessed authority to manumit not less absolute than the sovereign, but immeasurably more power to avenge.
My master, on leaving England, persuaded me to accompany him, promising legally to manumit me on our arrival in the States.
The tendency to manumit faithful slaves called forth no approbation.