Elizabeth : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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Ac[c]omack Sct [scilicet] Know all men by these presants that I Mary Michael of [illegible] for Divers good Causes and more Especially believing freedom to be her Just Right Doe [Do] manumit Emancipate and forever Set free from Slavoury my negro woman Elizabeth aged twenty nine years in testamoney whereof I to these presants my hand have Set and Seal affixed this twenty Sixth Day of May In the year of our lord Seventeen hundred and Eighty Eight in presants of Mary Michael (Seal) Shadrack Cheshire James Cheshire X Mr Miflen (Seal) Please to make a Record of this for me Mary Michaiel