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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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Reminiscences of Distinguished Men

William Banks Slaughter - Statesmen - 1878 - 295 pages
...disagreeable consequences, to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same person, it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." For the support and education of those emancipated, and especially for the support of his favorite...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...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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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical sketches, ed. by ...

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same person, it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." He made suitable provision for their support after his death, and for their education. A considerable...
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Irving's Works: Life of George Washington

Washington Irving - 1882
...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 National Capital: Past and Present. The Story of Its Settlement ...

Stilson Hutchins, Joseph West Moore - Washington (D.C.) - 1885 - 351 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 library of national information and popular knowledge, Volumes 5-6

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1885
...disagreeable consequences to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same person, it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the dower negroes are held, to manumit them." He made suitable provision for their support after his death, and for their education. A considerable...
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The Writings of George Washington, Volume 14

George Washington - United States - 1799
...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 freedom according to this devise there may be some who from old age, or bodily...
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Wills of George Washington and His Immediate Ancestors

Worthington Chauncey Ford - 1891 - 210 pages
...not disagreeable consequences from the later while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor, it not being in my power under the tenure...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 African Repository, Volume 14

African Americans - 1838
...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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Maxims of Washington: Compiled for Use in Schools, Libraries, and All ...

George Washington - 1894 - 423 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. PROVISIpN FOR AGED, INFIRM, AND INFANT SLAVES. And whereas among those who will receive freedom according...
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