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Sarah McGill Russwurm

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Abolitionist George McGill (1787-1844) bought freedom not only for himself, but for his parents and siblings.   Once emancipated, George did well for himself, both teaching and in business in Baltimore.  But he wanted more freedom than what was on offer in 19th Century America, so he first investigated the possibility of emigration to Haiti, but […]

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