Adam : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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Know all Men by these presents that I Ayres Stockly of the City of Philadelphia do by these presents emancipate and set free from Bondage my Negro Man Adam and negro Woman Fanny and do for myself and all persons claiming under me for ever quit claim of in and unto the said Negro Man Adam and Negro Woman Fanny. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this eighteenth day of February 1794. Ayres Stockly (Seal) Done in Accomack County State of Virginia In presence of Charles Stockly[,] Arthur Emmerson