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The American Colonization Society Grants Nationwide Publicity to Patsy Morris's Will Manumitting Her Slaves and Directing Their Transportation to Liberia, 1827

[American Colonization Society, “Intelligence,” The African Repository and Colonial Journal 2 (Sept. 1827): 220:]

[Themes: slavery—manumission, colonization]

Miss Patsey Morris, of Louisa county, Virginia, lately deceased, has liberated all her slaves (about sixteen) with a request that they should be sent to Liberia. She has also left five hundred dollars to fit them out and defray the expenses of their passage.

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