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At an United States Circuit Court of the District of Columbia continued and held for the County of Alexandria teh Seventh day of January Eighteen hundred and twenty two -- Richard Veitch and John H. Crease Administrators of Anthony Crease deceased acknowledged this deed of Emancipation to Negro Wesley to be their act and Deed and the said Negro Wesley personally appeared before the said Court, and it appearing that he is of sound mind and body and not over the age of forty five eyars, the same is ordered to be certified, and the said deed recorded. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said Court the day and year aforesaid --- Emd J Lee CC