James : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County
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To all persons to whom these presents shall come greeting Know ye that Daniel Melson of the County of Accomack in the State of Virginia for divers good causes and Valuable considerations to me hereunto moving, Have and by these presents do Manumit and set free the following persons Tamer and Peggy formerly Belong to Robert Drummond of the County & State afsd and I do hereby for my self my Heirs Executors and Administrators relinquish all my Right and Title of in and unto the afsd black persons Tamer and Peggy for ever in Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this the 5 day of January one thousand eight hundred[.] Daniel Nelson (Seal) Signed in the presents of Jacob White[,] Wm Arbuckle[,] Edmd. Bayly