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[Birth certificate of Eleanor, a female child]
Series VII: Legal Documents, 1709-1858, and undated
Subseries 1. Birth Certificates, 1800-1818
Harris, William, Rev.
Ten Broeck, Dirck
St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.)
New-York Historical Society
Birth certificate of Eleanor, born April 9, 1807, to a 'Negro woman Margaret' and her husband Pompey. Includes note that Eleanor was baptised by Reverend Mr. Harris [probably Rev. William Harris] at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery and sponsored by Margaret's owner, widow Christian Marschalk of New York City. In document, Marschalk expresses concern that a certficate had not already been submitted by her attorney, Dirck Ten Broeck [Dirk Tenbroeck], and thus submits a second.
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