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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 81

61. Arthur Rusmiselle Miller Spaid, “Slavery in Pennsylvania,” American Historical Register (July 1895): 1181-87.

History of slavery in Pennsylvania from is establishment as a colony by William Penn to 1780, when the state legislature passed an act for its gradual abolition. The article identifies three classes of slaves in Pennsylvania: 1) Indian slaves, 2) bondservants, and 3) African slaves.