manumitter


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someone who frees others from bondage

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And yet, she does not explain why the manumitter admonished the children to "give their mother a good slavery" (Brana-Shute 1985:353-354).
They reinforce the observation of Rosemary Brana-Shute that the major goal of manumitters in general, and particularly those of African descent, was not economic, but rather to unite families (Brana-Shute 1989:56).
Liberating Women: Female Manumitters in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Suriname.