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Know all men by these presents that I Henry Darnell of Alex @ D C do hereby Emanicipate and set free Jane Grayson a colored woman whom I purchased of Harry [illegible] Butts by Bill of sale dated 5th March 1831 recorded in [illegible] S. no 2 [illegible] 534 of the land records of Alexandria County. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affirmed my seal this 28th day of June 1831. his Henry x Darnell mark

Sealed & delivered in presence of [illegible] R LF Floyd [illegible] Hampson

At an United States Circuit Court of the Dis: of Columbia, continue to be held for the County of Alexandria the 11th day of November

This Deed of Emancipation from Darnell to Jane Grayson was approved by the oath of [illegible] F. Lee and John L Hamps on to be the act of Deed of the said Henry Darnell and ordered to be recorded [illegible] Edwin F Lee [illegible]