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Re: Emancipation Records Look-ups in North Carolin
In Response To: Re: Emancipation Records Look-ups in North Carolin ()
NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY RECORDS, MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS, C.R.084.928.3
John Robertson Exor for Jarret Bowling
Know all men by these presents that i, John Robertson, Executor of the last will & Testament of JARRAT BOWLING decd. late of the county of Rockingham & state of North Carolina, in obedience to the directions of the Testator in the said Will Contained, and with the permission of the Superior Court of Law for Rockingham County at the Fall Term thereof in the year 1852, have manumitted and set free from Slavery, and do hereby manumit and set free from Slavery a certain negro slave named Joseph, aged about thirty years, of yellow complexion, thick Curly hair, and near six feet in height, the said boy being a good boot and Shoe maker and a good Coarse harness maker
I TB WHEELER Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid hereby certify that the foregoing Deed of manumission from JOHN ROBERTSON Exor. to Slave JOSEPH was this day produced into my office & acknowledged by the said Robertson to be his Act & Deed. Therefore let the same be registered- Given under my hand this the 10th day of January AD 1853.
TB WHEELER CCC
State of North Carolina
I ABRAHAM PERKINS public register for the said county certify that the foregoing deed of manumition was registered in the office for above said county in 2nd Book R Page 452. Given under my hand this 24th day of Jany AD 1853.
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