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Bailey, Francis (fl. 1781) The Freeman's Journal [No. 8 (June 13, 1781)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.15 Author/Creator: Bailey, Francis (fl. 1781) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 13 June 1781 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.1 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of The Freeman's Journal dated June 13, 1781. Features an article concerning the passage of a bill connected to the gradual abolition of slavery that would re enslave people that were already freed in Westmorland County. There are also printed letters from Nathaniel Greene, and Henry Lee.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: FreemenCongressAbolition

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