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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents issued to freed slaves, attesting to their status.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Certificate of freedom for Norman Washington, 1811 April 24

 Item — Box 42, Folder: 1811.04.24
Identifier: MS-5904
Scope and Contents Printed form with [manuscript] completions: "City and County of New-York, ss. I [Charles Dickinson] one of the Alderman of the City of New-York, and a Judge of the Court of Common pleas, called the Mayor's Court, ... Do Certify, That on this day [Norman Washington] Residing in the said city a [Black] man exhibited proof before me, reduced to writing, of the freedom of him ... I Do Further Certify that the said [Norman] ... was born at [Mount Vernon] in [the State of Virginia] and that he...
Dates: 1811 April 24