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Letter from Samuel Dexter to Jeremy Belknap, 23 February 1795

Letter from Samuel Dexter to Jeremy Belknap, 23 February 1795

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  • This letter contains Samuel Dexter's itemized responses to St. George Tucker's queries, circulated by Jeremy Belknap, about slavery and abolition in Massachusetts. Dexter (1726-1810) was a prosperous Boston merchant, a delegate from Dedham to the first Provincial Congress, and later a representative to the General Court.

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