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Letter signed Park Woodward, New London, to Thomas Jefferson, November 28, 1803

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Identifier: D04351

Title: Letter signed Park Woodward, New London, to Thomas Jefferson, November 28, 1803

Description: Writes of yellow fever, and attributes it to the moral transgression of owning slaves due to the fact that few Negroes suffer from the fever. Woodward wants the slaves appraised, paid for out of the public chest, and emancipated.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1803-11-28

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Woodward, Park

Subjects: Yellow fever
Diseases
Slavery
African Americans
Politics and government
Religion

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