James : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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At a Court held for Accomack County September 25. 1798 This deed of Manumission from Jesse Ward to Negro James was partly proved by the Oath of Thomas Cropper a witness thereto[.] Teste Litt: Savage Clk
At a court held for Accomack County Octr. 29th 1798 this Deed was further proved by the Oath of John Bruff a witness thereto and ordered to be recorded[.] Teste Litt: Savage Clk
Ward to James } Deed Recorded & Examd.