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Queries about slavery in Massachusetts (manuscript copy) and draft letter to potential respondents by Jeremy Belknap, 17 February 1795

Queries about slavery in Massachusetts (manuscript copy) and draft letter to potential respondents by Jeremy Belknap, 17 February 1795

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  • In 1795 Jeremy Belknap, on behalf of Judge St. George Tucker of Virginia, began circulating a list of queries about the history and abolition of slavery in Massachusetts, among some prominent citizens of the state. This manuscript is a draft copy of his circular letter.

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