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[Birth certificate of Mary a negro child]
Series VII: Legal Documents, 1709-1858, and undated
Subseries 1. Birth Certificates, 1800-1818
Mary, b. 1802
New-York Historical Society
Birth certificate of Mary, born in April 1802, to 'Mary a slave & Samuel Sperry a free man.' Signed by New York City merchant Gulian Ludlow.
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New YorkSlavery--New York (State)--New York
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