An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies; for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves; and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves

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An example of the first public printing of the law ending slavery in the British colonies and promoting apprenticeships and industry amongst manumitted people. This copy was published almost immediately after the Act was passed. Pages 280-293.