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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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Westmoreland County, Virginia: Parts I and II : a Short Chapter ..., Volume 39

Thomas Roane Barnes Wright - Westmoreland County (Va.) - 1912 - 153 pages
...the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor; it not being in ffTy power under the tenure by which the dower negroes are held to manumit them." The will further provides that all the slaves who at the time of their emancipation are unable by reason...
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George Washington: Farmer: Being an Account of His Home Life and ...

Paul Leland Haworth - Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) - 1915 - 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...which the dower Negroes are held to manumit them." The number of his own slaves at the time of his death was one hundred twenty- four. Of dower negroes...
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Mount Vernon: Washington's Home and the Nation's Shrine

Paul Wilstach - Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) - 1916 - 301 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 freedom according to this devise there may be some who from old age, or bodily...
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George Washington, the Christian

William Jackson Johnstone - Presidents - 1919 - 299 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 Negro from Africa to America

Willis Duke Weatherford - African Americans - 1924 - 487 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." "The will further provides that all slaves who at the time of their emancipation are unable, by reason...
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A Necessary Evil?: Slavery and the Debate Over the Constitution

University of Wisconsin--Madison Center for the Study of the American - History - 1995 - 289 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 freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who from old age or bodily...
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George Washington and Slavery: A Documentary Portrayal

Fritz Hirschfeld - History - 1997 - 256 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 freedom according to this devise, there may be some, who from old age or bodily...
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The Character Factor: How We Judge America's Presidents

James P. Pfiffner - History - 2004 - 209 pages
...my Will & desire that all the Slaves which I hold in my own right, shall receive their freedom ... it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the Dower Negroes are held, to manumit them. . . . [T]hey . . . shall be comfortably cloathed & fed by my heirs while they live . . . taught to...
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 416 pages
...to the latter, while both descriptions are in the occupancy of the same proprietor; it not being la my power, under the tenure by which the dower 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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White House Studies Compendium, Volume 2

Robert W. Watson - History - 2006 - 528 pages
...is my Will & desire that all the Slaves which I hold in my own right, shall receive their freedom... it not being in my power, under the tenure by which the Dower Negroes are held, to manumit them... they... shall be comfortably cloathed & fed by my heirs while they live... taught to read & write;...
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