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Petition for freedom to Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage, His Majesty's Council, and the House of Representatives, 25 May 1774

Petition for freedom to Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage, His Majesty`s Council, and the House of Representatives, 25 May 1774

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  • In this document a group of slaves from Massachusetts petitions the colonial governor General Thomas Gage, the Council, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives, asserting that they share a common and natural right to be free with white citizens.

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