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The Having of Negroes Is Become a BurdenThe Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina$
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Michael Crawford

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034706

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034706.001.0001

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1777–1778

1777–1778

Accounts of Sales of Blacks Emancipated by Friends

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(p.117) 3 1777–1778
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The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden
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Michael J. Crawford

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0016

This chapter presents an Account of Sale of Negroes Sold at Hertford, North Carolina during 1777–1778. The county court sold all manumitted who had been seized to new owners. The yearly meeting, convened in the autumn of 1777, noted that all the slaves that the North Carolina Friends had freed had either been or would soon be apprehended and sold by the county court.

Keywords:   North Carolina, Hertford, North Carolina Friends, blacks, emancipation

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