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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 National Capital: Past and Present. The Story of Its Settlement ...

Stilson Hutchins, Joseph West Moore - Washington (D.C.) - 1885 - 351 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 Writings of George Washington, Volume 14

George Washington - Presidents - 1799
...of my decease, to be used and disposed of as she may think proper. ITEM — Upon the decease of wife it is my will and desire, that all the slaves which...freedom — To emancipate them during her life, would tho earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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Wills of George Washington and His Immediate Ancestors

Worthington Chauncey Ford - 1891 - 210 pages
...of my decease, to be used and disposed of as she may think proper. ITEM — Upon the decease of wife it is my will and desire, that all the slaves which...freedom — To emancipate them during her life, would tho earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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The African Repository, Volume 14

African Americans - 1838
...1799 : "Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the •laves, whom 1 hold by my own right, shall receive their freedom. To emancipate...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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Maxims of Washington: Compiled for Use in Schools, Libraries, and All ...

George Washington - Quotations, American - 1894 - 423 pages
...SLAVES LIBERATED. * 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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George Washington Day by Day

Elizabeth Bryant Johnston - United States - 1895 - 207 pages
...Simms and Ludwell Lee. A clause in this document reads as follows : " Upon the decease of my wife, it is my will and desire that all the slaves which I hold in my own right shall have their freedom." " The majestic story of that life — whether told in the pages of Marshall or...
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The True George Washington

Paul Leicester Ford - Generals - 1897 - 319 pages
...which stood by the bed side." A clause in Washington's will directed that " Upon the decease of my wife it is my will and desire that all the slaves which...freedom — To emancipate them during her life, would, tho earnestly wished by me, be attended with such insuperable difficulties, on account of their intermixture...
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The True George Washington

Paul Leicester Ford - 1896 - 319 pages
...which stood by the bed side." A clause in Washington's will directed that " Upon the decease of my wife it is my will and desire that all the slaves which I hold in my awn right shall receive their freedom — To emancipate them during her life, would, tho earnestly...
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The True George Washington

Paul Leicester Ford - 1896 - 319 pages
...which stood by the bed side." A clause in Washington's will directed that " Upon the decease of my wife it is my will and desire that all the slaves which...in my own right shall receive their freedom — To 152 MASTER AND EMPLOYER emancipate them during her life, would, tho earnestly wished by me, be attended...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...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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