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7 May 1797. Leven Powell, Middleburg, Virginia, to Burr Powell, Kentucky.

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Identifier: id22194

Scope and Contents

Commission to take examination of Mrs. Philips; discusses what to do with an enslaved man who has deliberately injured himself, and the danger of rebellion by the enslaved; international politics. Includes typed transcription.


  • Creation: 1775-1870


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From the Collection: 0.50 Linear Feet