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Free

Without cost. Free goods and services usually come with some strings attached. For example, one may receive a free item with an order to buy another item. Some dispute whether such bonuses are really free. See also: Sweetener.
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In 1835, Lewis Fleming freed a slave and named him overseer of Hibernia.
Fontane, for example, freed Josefa and her two children upon receipt of $1060 paid by Peter Ysnarde, "A free man of colour" residing in Matanzas, Cuba.
To Clarke, slavery lacked a harsh racial dimension; it was an unfortunate and temporary legal circumstance which an economic transaction could terminate, and the freed person could merge into society.