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[Extract from a deed of manumission recorded in the Northumberland District Court by Robert Carter]
Series VII: Legal Documents, 1709-1858, and undated
Subseries 5. Deeds of manumission, 1782, 1792, 1812
Carter, Robert, 1728-1804
New-York Historical Society
One-page extract from deed of manumission dated August 1, 1791, by Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, Virginia, "recorded in the Northumberland District Court," emancipating his slave, Sarah, "at Scorpio in Frederick County." Copied and signed by Thomas Edwards.
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