Adams, KY, 1813

William Adams, Shelby County, KY, Deeds
Book L, P. 134, 5 March 1813

Know all men by these presents that we JOHN HITE & CATHERINE HITE his wife of Jefferson County and WILLIAM ADAMS of Shelby County do by these presents emancipate and set free the following slaves (to wit) LEWIS, MILLY, HARRIETT, and SIMON.

  • LEWIS to be free from and after the present day
  • MILLY to be free from and after the 26th April 1827
  • HARRIETT to be free from and after 1st January 1830
  • and SIMON to be free from and after the 22 April 1832 to have and enjoy their liberty according to    the laws of this State.
  • In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this fifteenth day of March Eighteen hundred and thirteen

    John Hite, teste
    Catherine Hite
    John Mitchell
    William Adams
    John Smith

    Shelby County Sct, March County Court, 1813

    The written Convenant of Emancipation was produced into Court and Acknowledged by the within named John Hite by his act and deed and Ordered to be recoreded accordingly

    Att James Craig, clerk

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