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Unknown Greenleaf's New-York Journal, Extra [Vol. 1 No. 15 (February 23, 1796)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.17 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 23 February 1796 Pagination: 2 p. ; 44.8 x 27.6 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of Greenleaf's New-York Journal, Extra dated February 23, 1796. Features an account of the minute of the legislature of New York for January 19, 1796 to January 28, 1796. Of particular note is mention of a bill on the gradual abolition of slavery.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: AbolitionNew YorkLegislationLegislative BodiesLaw

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