Citizens All: African Americans in Connecticut 1700-1850
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Enslaved Africans in the Colony of Connecticut
 
Hebron Selectmen Resolution
Hebron, CT December 5, 1789
Courtesy, Hebron Historical Society, Hebron, CT

The above resolution of the Hebron Selectmen, which attests to Cesar's "Sober Honest Industrious" character, was a key component to Cesar and Lowis Peters' petition to the Connecticut Legislature for their emancipation.