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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Birth certificate of Ann Maria Stevenson]
Birch, Joshua E. R.Stevenson, Ann MariaStevenson, Joseph
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
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 certificates--New York (State)--New YorkSlavery--New York (State)--New York
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