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Bailey, Francis, 1744-1817 The Freeman's Journal [No. 8 (June 13, 1781)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.15 Author/Creator: Bailey, Francis, 1744-1817 Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 13 June 1781 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.1 x 26 cm. Order a Copy

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.

Bailey, Francis, 1744-1817

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