Manumission of Slaves of William Doughty
Sumter District SC-Deed Book D, Page 26
South Carolina-Sumter District

Know all men by these presents, that I William Doughty
Junior of the State and District aforesaid, Planter, for and
in consideration of the many faithful services rendered unto
me by my mulatto wench by the name of HETTY, as well as of
the sum of five shillings to me in hand paid at and before
the sealing and delivery of these presents, by the said
mulatto wench, HETTY, the receipt whereof I do hereby
acknowledge, have granted sold, release and confirm, unto
the mulatto wench HETTY, and to her three mulatto children,
named, EDWARD, SARAH, and SUSAN, from a state of slavery and
bondage, and making them, by these presents, fully,
absolutely, and forever free, in every sense, conception,
and meaning of the word free;

To have and to hold their freedom, together with all and
singular the rights, priviledges and advantages belonging to
a state of freedom, unto the said HETTY, EDWARD, SARAH, and
SUSAN and the issue of their bodies, their full and absolute
freedom against myself and my heirs, and against every
person whomsoever lawfully claiming, or to claim the said
HETTY, EDWARD, SARAH and SUSAN or any of  them. 

Witness my hand and seal this twenty third day of May in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve. 
Signed, sealed and delivered.  William Doughty, Junior
in the presence of;
	Joseph Horton
	Thomas Bosher

Received of the within named HETTY, the consideration money
mentioned in the within deed or instrument or writing 23rd
May 1812.
William Doughty, Junior
recorded 29 May 1812

Contributed by: Deborah Byrd,