manumit

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free from slavery or servitude

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Kinship was the third most common reason given by a manumitter for releasing his or her slave, and the vast majority of these owners were not White men, but rather White women and free people of African descent (Brana-Shute 1989:54; 1985:139-48, 358; Schiltkamp 1973).
Liberating Women: Female Manumitters in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Suriname.