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Check out the latest from scholar/author David Gellman on John Jay, the abolitionist founding father on THE GOTHAM CENTER FOR NEW YORK CITY HISTORY
Mastering Paradox: John Jay As A Slaveholding Abolitionist, by David N. Gellman

David N. Gellman is Andrew Wallace Crandall Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at DePauw University. He is author of the forthcoming book Liberty’s Chain: The Jay Family, Slavery, and Emancipation, 1685-1912, to be published in 2022 by Three Hills, an imprint of Cornell University Press.