manumit


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free from slavery or servitude

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Buck buys only one slave: those he inherits he seeks to manumit.
The cynicism of these commentators with respect to white cinematic production leads logically to the call for black-produced cinema that would exploit film's "radical potential to manumit the black image from the shackles of blackface minstrelsy" (54).
Stable Micro Systems discontinued the sales of its Manumit Powder Rheometer due to patent conflicts with Freeman Technology.
In Connecticut, though the slaveholder's right to manumit was not established by statute, the norm was so powerful that Connecticut courts recognized it as a common-law right.
The ManUmit Powder Rheometer measures the flow properties not only of powders and granules such as flour, cocoa powder and sugar, but also wet mixtures.
88) Sometimes owners would manumit slaves at death through their testamentary estates, but owners still living often freed their slaves as well.
The ManUmit measures the flow properties not only of dry powders, excipients and drag substances, but also cohesive powders, wet mixes and granules.
The introduction of the ManUmit Powder Rheometer by SMS will help manufacturers avoid typical problems, such as batch and source variation of ingredients, caking during storage, bridging in hoppers and sticking during production.
65) One founder stipulated that upon the extinction of the designated line, the revenues were to be used to support students, ransom captives, and manumit slaves.
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MANUMIT A Muslim hermit B Tree that yields oil C Release from slavery who am I?
It is illustrated in the willingness of the host to pardon and even manumit errant slaves as well as in the insistence with which the protagonists (above all the narrator) and the other guests at the party plead in favor of letting slaves go unpunished.
This seemingly radical move on the part of the insurgent Creoles was, as the historian Rebecca Scott notes, symbolically important, but nonetheless "legally represented nothing more radical than the exercise of the right of a master to manumit his slaves".
New York merchants worried about relations with the South raised $5000 to indemnify the Lemmons who agreed to manumit the eight blacks.