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  • n  the formal act of freeing from slavery
    he believed in the manumission of the slaves

  • Despite his critical actions, Armistead had to petition the Virginia legislature for manumission.
  • Too much has been made of the fact that manumission, the formal emancipation from slavery, was open to the most resourceful of them, that a few of the manumitted prospered and that .
  • The Defense Attorney recalled the midnight ceremonies of India's manumission in New Delhi two months ago as extraordinarily touching, the action itself as one of history's rare .

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