If a person manumitted a slave, good security was required: if he failed to do this, the manumission was of no avail.
In manacle and manumission we read the story of human slavery and freedom.
But this is just what the manumission of the black people of this country has accomplished.
He alludes to the Roman mode of manumission, or setting the slaves at liberty.
Syrus kneels; Micio strikes him, being the ceremony of manumission, or giving a slave his freedom.
The Church set the example of the manumission of its slaves.
Or they that in the Bicetre Hospital, 'eight to a bed,' lie waiting their manumission?
All the facts of this manumission were so wholly at variance with the established theories.
Much of what Mr. Henson says about the manumission of slaves by some of the mediaeval clergy is unquestionably true.
Yet, your slaves are safe; there is no project for their manumission in the bill.
c.1400, from Old French manumission "freedom, emancipation," and directly from Latin manumissionem (nominative manumissio) "freeing of a slave," noun of action from past participle stem of manumittere "to set free," from the phrase manu mittere "release from control," from manu, ablative of manus "power of a master," literally "hand" (see manual (adj.)) + mittere "let go, release" (see mission).