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" ... the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them. "
The European Magazine: And London Review - Page 225
1800
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Proceedings of the New York Historical Society

New York (State) - 1844
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them, &.c." The will proceeds to make provision for the support of those of the slaves who were incapable...
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Letters on Agriculture from His Excellency, George Washington, President of ...

George Washington - Agriculture - 1847 - 198 pages
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held, to manumit them. And whereas, among those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old age or bodily...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held, to manumit them. And whereas, among those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old age or bodily...
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The life of General Washington, first president of the United States, Volume 2

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held, to manumit them. And whereas, among those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old age or bodily...
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The Legion of Liberty: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Abolitionists - 1857 - 336 pages
...disagreeable consequences from the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held to manumit them. And, whereas, among those who will receive their freedom according to this clause, there may be some, who, from old age,...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...disagreeable consequences, from the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor, it not being in my power, under the tenure...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." It is said that, " when Mrs. Washington learned, from the will of her deceased husband, that the only...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...disagreeable consequences, from the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor, it not being in my power, under the tenure...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." It is said that, " when Mrs. Washington learned, from the will of her deceased husband, that the only...
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Memoirs of Washington

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1857 - 516 pages
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor, it not being in my power, under the tenure...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." (So that Washington was only withheld by motives of kindness from manumitting his own slaves during...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1859
...GEORGE WASHINGTON'S name was written at the bottom of every page. are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held, to manumit them. And whereas, among those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old age, or bodily...
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Chronicle of the conquest of Granada

Washington Irving - 1859
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor ; it not being in my power, under the tenure...negroes are held, to manumit them. And whereas, among those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old age, or bodily...
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