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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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The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, Volume 4

Pierre Munroe Irving - 1864
...consequences to the latter, while both descriptions (of negroes) are in the occupancy [!] of the same proprietor [!] — it not being in my power, under...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." So far about the wilL In order, however, to show that Washington had, long previously to his death,...
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Works of Washington Irving, Volume 26

Washington Irving - 1864
...consequences to the latter, while both descriptions (of negroes) are in the occupancy [!] of the same proprietor [!] — it not being in my power, under...which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." So far about the will. In order, however, to show that Washington had, long previously to his death,...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 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." Long before this, he had recorded his resolve : " I never mean, unless some particular circumstances...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon - 1870 - 446 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 Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Grottoes (Va.) - 1871 - 446 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 HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...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 And I do, moreover, most pointedly and most solemnlji enjoin it upon my executors hereafter named, or the...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1873
...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...dower negroes are held to manumit them. And whereas, amonę o those who will receive freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who, from old...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES SUMNER

1875
...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 And I do, moreover, most pointedly and most solemnly enjoin it upon my executors hereafter named, or the...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...not disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions arc 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 And I do, moreover, most pointedly and most solemnly enjoin it upon my executors hertajlrr ntiintd, or...
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