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Letter from Samuel Dexter to Jeremy Belknap, 26 February 1795

Letter from Samuel Dexter to Jeremy Belknap, 26 February 1795

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    In his second letter in response to St. George Tucker's queries about slavery and abolition in Massachusetts, Samuel Dexter describes a petition against slavery, entrusted to him by Mr. Newton Prince (a lemon merchant), which he presented to a select committee of the House of Representatives.