Birth certificate of [?], born November 26, 1800, to a 'Negro Woman Slave named Mercy' belonging to Thomas Barclay of New York City. Damage to document on left side with text missing, including name of child.
One leaf containing two separately signed documents, both dated February 19, 1803. At top, birth certificate of of Ann Maria Stevenson, born to 'the wife of a free black by the name of Joseph Stevenson' belonging to New York City physician Joshua E. R. Birch. At bottom, certificate indicating Birch's intention to 'abandon' his rights to the child. Addressed to Tunis Wortman, Esq., Clerk of the City and County of New York.
Birth certificate of Mary Ann, born April 6, 1810, to a 'Negro Woman Servant named Anna' belonging to New York City physician Joseph Bloodgood. In document, the word 'Slave' has been crossed out and replaced with 'Servant.'
Birth certificate of Ida, born November 9, 1809, Jack, born October 1, 1811, David, born August 15, 1815, and Amelia, born April 15, 1817, all children of slave named Sarah belonging to New York City ladies shoe maker Reuben Bunn.
Birth certificate of Cornelia Wilson, born May 20, 1808, to a 'Negro Woman Slave named Maria' belonging to New York City dealer Isaac Abrahams. Damage to document on right side with text missing, including birth date.