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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
Carter, Robert, 1728-1804
[Extract from a deed of manumission recorded in the Northumberland District Court by Robert Carter]
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.
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
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