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Slavery and Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Updated Bibliography

Updated April 2016. Check here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/slavery-and-emancipation-in-washington-d-c-updated-bibliography/   earlier version here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/28441/discussions/67624/slavery-emancipation-washington-dc-–-bibliography and earlier versions back to 2001 on H-DC.     Advertisements

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography Timeline to abolition: 1836, “Gag Rule” prohibits discussion in Congress of abolition of slavery 1850 Slave trade abolished in Washington, D.C. Bill … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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