George : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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Know all Men by these presents that I William Barnes of Accomack County and State of Virginia do emancipate and forever set free a Negro Man George aged about Twenty one Years his freedom to commence Jany 1st One thousand seven hundred and Ninty eight likewise a Negro Girl named Nancy aged about fifteen years her fridom [freedom] to commence the first day of Jany One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety Eight given under my hand & Seal this 20th Day of April Anno Dom. One thousand seven hundred and Ninety Seven. Wm Parker Barnes (Seal) Executed in presence of } John Paulson[,] James Ailworth