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Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1832-1870
Homer, Arthur G.Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861Havis, William
[Letter from Arthur G. Homer to Francis Jackson]
Letter from Arthur G. Homer, of New York City, to Francis Jackson asking for funds to help purchase two slaves belonging to Williamsburg, Virginia planter William Havis. They are the wife and child of a free black residing in New York, who has already procured several hundred dollars to buy their freedom.
Mss Collection - Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records
Abolitionists--United StatesAntislavery movements--United StatesAbolitionists--New York (State)--New YorkAntislavery movements--New York (State)--New YorkSlavery--Virginia--WilliamsburgSlave trade--Virginia--WilliamsburgSlaves--Virginia--Williamsburg
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