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Paul Jennings, b. 1799
A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison.
Brooklyn: G.C. Beadle, 1865.

[Image of a Handwritten Letter]
Mar: 19. 1847.--
I have paid $120 for the freedom of Paul Jennings--He agrees to work out the sum, at 8 dollars a month, to be with board, clothes + washing--to begin when we return from the Lorette--His freedom papers I gave to him; they are recorded in this district.
Daniel Webster
Washington.

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  • Contracts.