Easther : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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I the Subscriber being convinced of the Impropriety of Slave holding, being possessed of a negroe Woman Call'd Easther and believing it to be my duty to Act according to Justice & equity, I do hereby Manumate [Manumit] & sett free the said Easther, agreeable to an Act made & provided for Manumating [Manumitting] of slaves. In Witness hereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 27 day of May. 1793 James Rodgers Teste