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H.Res. 1104 (116th): Recognizing the historic abolitionist events surrounding the Pearl, and honoring its legacy in American history.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 11, 2020.


This resolution honors the legacy of those who furthered freedom in the Pearl Incident and recognizes their historical importance. (On April 15, 1848, 77 slaves attempted to flee the District of Columbia and Alexandria, Virginia, on the ship the Pearl.)