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Surry County Clerks Office November 3rd 1798 I do hereby certify that David a Negro Man who was emancipated by James Judkins of the aforesaid County by deed bearing date the twenty third day of February seventeen hundred & ninety, of which deed was duly carried to record on the twenty second day of June following is this day registered in my Office under the following description. The said David is aged twenty one years last February, as appears by the aforesaid deed of emancipation, about five feet nine inches and a quarter of an inch high, of a tolerable bright complexion for a negro, pretly stout and straight made, has very thick lips his upper lip particularly so. and number 36 Given under my hand the date first above written. No. 36 Jacob Faulcon C.L.C.