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Southy : Deed of Manumission, Accomack County

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At a Court held for Accomack County the 30th day of Dec. 1811 This Deed of emancipation from William Seymour to his slave Southy was acknowledged by the said William as his act and deed and ordered to be recorded. Teste. Jno. [illegible] CAC

Deed of Manumission Wm [William] Seymour to negro Southy Recorded & Examined