"Everywhere, in that all parts of the Western Hemisphere permitted slavery to flourish as an institution in the period before 1775, yet nowhere, because those enslaved were bound most intimately by rules restricting them that often never reached print. This improbable state of affairs—hundreds of communities with unfree labor yet a limited written record of the restrictions that kept them in bondage..." – By Sally Hadden
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