Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/3/2008

Two histories of slavery, in black and white, in the 18th century

In early June of 1785, Lucy Terry Prince represented herself and her husband before the Vermont Governor’s Council seeking protection from a group of men who had been harassing them and destroying their property.

Not only was Mrs. Prince not a lawyer, but she was black, and further, a freed slave. for more click here

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