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Petition for freedom to Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage, His Majesty's Council, and the House of Representatives, June 1774

Petition for freedom to Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage, His Majesty`s Council, and the House of Representatives, June 1774

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    Declaring that slaves have "in common with other men, a natural right to be free!" and that slavery itself is "inimical to religion!," a group of Massachusetts petitioners writes to Governor Thomas Gage, the Council, and the House of Representatives asking for freedom by any means.

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