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Manumissions, 1774-1796 and n.d., bulk 1777-1779

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Identifier: RG2/Ph/C47 8.9

Scope and Contents

59 manumissions, 1774-1796. Folder also includes: list of enslaved people manumitted in Chesterfield, Upperfreehold, Mansfield and Stoney Brook, n.d.; report of Committee Appointed by Monthly Meeting to treat with members holding Negroes in bondage, n.d.; report of Committee Appointed by Monthly Meeting to advise and assist those Negroes and their children that have been restored to freedom, n.d.

Dates

  • Creation: 1774-1796 and n.d., bulk 1777-1779

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location(s):

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 116, 117 (only 2 manumissions filmed)
  2. Haverford: No Film

Materials Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Physical Facet

62 items (in folder) ; 38 cm.

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