Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dunmore” in chapter 85, page 388 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...the King had excited the negroes to revolt and to imbue their hands in the blood of their masters, in a manner unpractised by civilized nations.
This, probably had reference to the proclamation of Dunmore , the last royal Governor of Virginia, in 1775, declaring freedom to all servants or negroes, if they would join for the reducing the colony to a proper sense of its duty.
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