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[Birth certificate of Ann Maria Stevenson]
Series VII: Legal Documents, 1709-1858, and undated
Subseries 1. Birth Certificates, 1800-1818
Birch, Joshua E. R.Stevenson, Ann MariaStevenson, Joseph
New-York Historical Society
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.
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