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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
Edwards, ThomasJamesCarter, 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 James, a bricklayer. Copied and signed by Thomas Edwards.
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