Boston, April 20th, 1773 Sir, The efforts made by the legislative [sic] of this province in their last sessions to free themselves from slavery, gave us, who are in that deplorable state, a high degree of satisfaction. ... We cannot but wish and hope Sir, that you will have the same grand object, we mean civil and religious liberty, in view in your next session. .

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Subjects: Slavery--Massachusetts
Slaves--Emancipation
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Boston : s.n., 1773]
Series: Early American imprints. First series no. 42416
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 38 x 25 cm
Additional Authors: Bestes, Peter
Notes: Signed: In behalf of our fellow slaves in this province, and by order of their committee. Peter Bestes, Sambo Freeman, Felix Holbrook, Chester Joie. For the representatives of the town of [blank]
Printed area measures 24.7 x 18.1 cm
References: Bristol B3534
References: Shipton & Mooney 42416
References: Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1649
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Reproduction notes: Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42416)
OCLC Number: aas03005115e