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Dunmore"s proclamation of emancipation

Francis L. Berkeley

Dunmore"s proclamation of emancipation

with an invitation to the McGregor Library & an account by Francis Berkeley of the publication of the proclamation.

by Francis L. Berkeley

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Published by Tracy W. McGregor Library, University of Virginia in [Charlottesville, Va.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Slaves -- Emancipation -- Virginia,
    • Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Virginia. Governor (1771-1775 : Dunmore), Tracy W. McGregor Library., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF229 .V832
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[19] p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6429939M
      LC Control Number41052526

        The regiment had gathered in response to the proclamation issued by Lord John, the Earl of Dunmore, on Tuesday, Nov. 7, Lord Dunmore was serving at the time as the British colonial governor of Virginia, and his proclamation declared that “all indentured Servants and Negroes” would be freed if they were “able and willing to bear Arms. And while Dunmore claimed to Dartmouth that he took the arms to protect owners against black insurrection, no elite Virginian believed this. If Dunmore's flamboyant stance had been more honorable, he might have taken credit for attempting to undo bondage. Instead, imperial emancipation was, for him, a means to maintain the empire.

      Emancipation Proclamation chromolithograph This heavily illustrated chromolithograph of the Emancipation Proclamation was published about , the 25th anniversary of the document's formal issuance. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (LC-DIG-pga) The Proclamation. On the afternoon of Jan. 1, , nearly 20 months after the start of the American Civil War, President . And Dunmore’s proclamation turned out to be “practical rather than moral,” as the historian Sylvia Frey has put it. Dunmore accepted only the slaves of patriots, refusing to take loyalists.

      The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views. by Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and Frank J. Williams, Louisiana State University Press, , pages, $ At the time of his death, Abraham Lincoln believed his greatest achievement was the Emancipation Proclamation. Nancy Peery Marriott, soprano, and David Chapman, piano, return to Anderson House for a performance of classical music for voice and piano. The performance will include favorites composed by John Duke, George Gershwin and Rodgers and Hammerstein.


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