Abby: Freedom Suit, Petersburg City (Part 1 of 2)
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or any estate they may acquire hereafter, the above said negroes and their posterity to enjoy their full freedom without any interruption from me or any person claiming for by or under me, and having also one negro girl named Sally who is in her minority and will be 21 years old the [blank] day of May in the year of our Lord Christ 1800, who I have heretofore held as a Slave do hereby emancipate and set free the above Slave and do for myself my heirs executors & administrators relinquish all my right interest and claim or pretensions of claim whatsoever as to her person or any estate she may acquire after she shall arrive to the (10) age above and then the said negro and her posterity to enjoy their full freedom without any interruption from me or any person claiming for by or under me. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and affixed my seal this third day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety two[.] David Bradley (Seal) Signed Sealed an delivered In the presence of [blank] At a Court held fore Isle of Wight County the third day of September 1792 this writing of emancipation was acknowledged by David Bradley party thereto and ordered to be recorded. A Copy Teste [DS?] Young Clk. (B) Town of Petersburg SCT. Alexander Taylor this day made oath before me a Magistrate of the said Town that about thirty five years ago he became connected with the family of Mary Bradley widow of Parsons Bradley deceased and at that period lived near her son William Ragsdale and she had in her possession certain negroes by name to wit, Dick, Diley