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|Summary:||This is a letter dated August 18, 1806 from Seth Lewis, writing from Natchez, Mississippi to the Humane Society for the Abolition of Slavery in Richmond, Virginia. Lewis is acting on behalf of a family of slaves as their legal counsel. In the letter, he asks the members of the society for assistance as he prepares and argues the case for the freedom of fourteen individuals unjustly held in the bond slavery.|