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The manumission of slaves... Marquis La Fayette...
Item # 600170
November 15, 1788
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 15, 1788 Page 5 has nearly two columns with various reports from American regarding American Indians, as well as a brief article from New York from: "...The Society for promoting the manumission [freeing]of slaves, and protecting such of them as have been or may be liberated...", which mentions the presence of Marquis La Fayette among others.
Eight pages, nice condition. Page two contains a full, well-inked, red tax stamp.
Manumission: Emancipation; the act of a slave-holder freeing one's slaves.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's