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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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...Devember 11, 1 796. " Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and de-sire 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 HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...solicitude" 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. To emancipate them during her life would, though eminently wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon - 1870 - 446 pages
...solicitude" 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. To emancipate them during her life would, though eminently wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Grottoes (Va.) - 1871 - 446 pages
...Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves whom I hold in my own rigM shall receive their freedom. To emancipate them during her life would, though eminently wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1873
...WASHINGTON'S n&mt was written at the bottom of every page. will and desire that all the slaves whom 1 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 WORKS OF CHARLES SUMNER

1875
...December 11, 1796. . " 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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...Ikctmlier 11, 1796. " 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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Works, Volume 10

Washington Irving - 1857
...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....during her life would, though earnestly wished by me, * In the original manuecript, GEOBOE WASHINGTON'S name was written at the bottom of every page. be...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...here given: — "Item. — Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all 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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Irving's Works: Life of George Washington

Washington Irving - 1882
...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....during her life would, though earnestly wished by me, * In the original manuscript, GEORGE WASHINGTON'S name was written at the bottom of every page. be...
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