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I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691

I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691

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John Winthrop was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Learn…

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Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett)

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum Bett (circa 1742 — December 28th, 1829), was among the first Black slaves in Massachusetts to file a “Freedom Suit” and win in the Massachusetts Bay Colony county court under the 1780 Massachusetts constitution, with a ruling that slavery was illegal.

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