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Title:[Legal petition] [to] Tennessee State Legislature / Citizens of Bedford County, Tennessee : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Citizens of Bedford County, Tennessee

This work is the property of the Special Collections Library, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Special Collections Librarian, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee, 1401 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996. (865) 974-4480.

Date: ca. 1850
Extent: 2 p
Summary:This document is a legal petition signed by the citizens of Bedford County, Tennessee. The petition asks for a clause to be entered into the state Constitution that will emancipate all of the slaves held in Tennessee by the year 1866. Both slaveholding and non-slaveholding citizens signed the petition.
Collection:Memorial to the Honorable Convention of the State of Tennessee

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