the act of manumitting.
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How to use manumission in a sentence
Supporters of manumission, or the gradual elimination of slavery, fired some of the first shots in these debates.U.S. worries about space aliens and UFOs are older than you think | Gordon Fraser | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Faithfulness on the part of such slaves was also frequently repaid by manumission.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
Whilst they enjoyed certain rights and prerogatives of manumission, they were still held to duties of obedience and gratitude.The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
Much of what Mr. Henson says about the manumission of slaves by some of the mediaeval clergy is unquestionably true.Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
Clerical manumission of slaves in mediaeval times was therefore no novelty.Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
If you can't stand it there—and I know you can't—I will give you papers of manumission and money to take you to Richmond.Hubert's Wife | Minnie Mary Lee
British Dictionary definitions for manumission
the act of freeing or the state of being freed from slavery, servitude, etc
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