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