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The Slave Trade and Retrocession to Virginia E-mail
In the September 19, 2010 edition of the Washington Post, columnist John Kelly addressed the issue of the impact of the slave trade on the decision by Alexandria, Virginia's residents in 1846 to seek the return of the Virginia portion of the District of Columbia back to Virginia in an article entitled "The slave tade and Alexandria's withdrawal from D.C."
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