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Abolitionism

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1847

"Ruffner Pamphlet" published in Kanawha County

Other events that happened on or around 1847

1857

The town of Ceredo founded by Northern abolitionist, Eli Thayer

Other events that happened on or around 1857

Oct 16, 1859

John Brown attempted to seize federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry

Other events that happened on or around October 16, 1859

1863

Waitman T. Willey proposed amendment to the state constitution to free all slave children born after July 4, 1863

Jul 04, 1863

The date in the Willey Amendment stating all slaves under 21 became free

Other events that happened on or around July 04, 1863


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