Episode 301

Vermont Constitution and Indentured Servants

Apr 15, 2021

In 1777 the Vermont Constitution banned some forms of bondage. In the historical society collection are indentured servant contracts that are examples of how some forms of bondage continued into the 1890’s…almost 30 years AFTER the 13th amendment to the US Constitution banned slavery and indentured servitude. Here’s the story…

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Cameron James

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