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Anne Arundel County Court, Manumission Record, 1797-1807
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Ex.d
Henry Hall Dorsey
           to
Negro Jocky
Know all Men by these presents for

many good Causes and Considerations
me thereunto moving I Henry Hall Dorsey have manumitted
Liberated and set free and by these presents do
manumit Liberate and set free my negro Man
Slave Jocky and I do hereby Acquit and Discharge
the same from all Claims and obligations & service
whatever and I do hereby relinquish and absolutely
release all right and Title of property in and to the said
Slave In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand
and affixed my Seal this twenty sixth day of
November in the year seventeen hundred and
Ninety six
Signed Sealed & Delivered
in presence of                          Henry H. Dorsey   (Seal)
       James Kelso
       Thomas Kelso

Ann Arundel County sct  On this twenty sixth day of
November in the year 1796 Came before me the Subscriber
a Justice of the peace for the County aforesaid Henry
Hall Dorsey party to the within Deed of manumission
who duly acknowledged the same to be his proper
Act according to the true intent and operation of the
same and the Negro Slave thereby Liberated to be
henceforth entirely free and exempt from his Service
                            Acknowledged before
                                                    James Kelso
Recorded 2nd January 1797


 
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