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" I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her life would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture by... "
Hail Columbia, the Flag, and Yankee Doodle Dandy - Page 109
by William Thomas Roberts Saffell - 1864 - 123 pages
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The Illustrated Life of Washington: Giving an Account of His Early ...

J. T. Headley - 1860 - 528 pages
...think proper. Item. — Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves whom I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom....would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture by marriage with the dower negroes,...
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THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF WASHINGTON.

HON. J. Y. HEADLEY - 1860
...think proper. Item.— Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves whom I hold in my* own right shall receive their freedom....would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture by marriage with the dower negroes,...
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South and North: Or, Impressions Received During a Trip to Cuba and the South

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Cuba - 1860 - 352 pages
...work." In his last will and testament he inscribed these noble words : " Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves which I hold inmy own right, shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her life would, though earnestly...
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An Historical Research Respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the ...

George Livermore - African Americans - 1862 - 236 pages
...given: — " Item. — Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves whom I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom....would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture by marriage with the dower negroes,...
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The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, Volume 4

Pierre Munroe Irving - 1864
...the end of the volume :) " On the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her hfe would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with insuperable difficulties, on account of...
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The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, Volume 4

Pierre Munroe Irving - Authors, American - 1864
...the end of the volume :) " On the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom....would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture by marriage with the dower negroes,...
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Works of Washington Irving, Volume 26

Washington Irving - 1864
...the end of the volume :) " On the decease of my wife, it is my vyill and desire that all the slaves I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her hfe would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with insuperable difficulties, on account of...
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The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, Volume 4

Pierre Munroe Irving - 1864
...the end of the volume :) " On the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her hfe would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with insuperable difficulties, on account of...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1865
...think proper. Item. — Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves whom I hold in my own right shall receive their freedom....would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of * In the original manuscript, GEOKGH WASHINGTON'S...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...• In his last will and testament, he inscribed these noble words: " Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves which...would, though earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their mixture by marriage with the dower negroes,...
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