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title:“Resolution to Consider the Emancipation of a Slave,”
authors:George Mason
date written:1778-12-10

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Mason, George. "Letter to Consider the Emancipation of a Slave,." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 1. Ed. Bernard Bailyn and James Morton Smith. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 456. Print.

Resolution to Consider the Emancipation of a Slave, (December 10, 1778)

Resolution to Consider the Emancipation of the Slave Known as Kitt
[10 December 1778] Resolved, therefore, That the Governor be requested to sequester the said Kitt from his said master, until the end of the next session of Assembly; and that the said Hinchie Mabry be summoned to attend this House, upon the tenth day of the next session, to shew cause why a bill should not pass for the emancipation of the said negro Kitt, and said Hinchie Mabry receiving full compensation for the same.

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