Petition of 1788 for the abolition of slavery in Connecticut

August 2017
Petition of 1788 for the Abolition of Slavery in Connecticut;8/1/2017, p1
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Presents the text of a petition drawn by the slaves of New Haven, Connecticut in 1788 for the abolition of slavery in Connecticut. Plea to the General Assembly; State of slavery; Need for education and religious freedom; Closing comments.


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