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Excerpt from The Genius of Universal Emancipation, Vol. 11: August, 1830 Abolition or slavery IN Murmur-re are happy to learn from the Asiatic Journal for June, that an arrangement has been entered ih to by the inhabitants of the town and territory of Malacca, that slavery shall not be recognized in said town and territory, qfter the Slat Decem ber, 1841. This agreement was entered into, through the medium of deputations from differ ent classes of inhabitants, viz. Five persons on behalf of the Portuguese, and as many on behalf of the Chinese, the Malays, and the Chooleas respectively. Mr. Lewis, who presided at the preparatory meeting, in communicating the above result to the Government Secretary, says, - The publicity which will be given to this act, will, I trust, be the means of interesting the owners of slaves in the East and 'west Indies, [and in the United States?] to follow this exam. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.