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Adam : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County

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At a court held for Accomack county the 27th day of June 1808. This deed of manumission from Abel West Senr [Senior] to negro Adam which had been heretofore partly proven was now acknowledged by said Abel as his act and deed and ordered to be recorded[.] Teste Jno. Wise CAC

Manumission Abel West to Negroe Adam Recorded & Examined

At a Court held for Accomack County June 24th 1805 This Deed of Manumission from Abel West to negro Adam was partly proved by the Oath of Samuel Waples a Witness thereto. Teste Edmund Bayly CAC