Deed of emancipation signed by Alfred Chadwick of St. Louis County, Missouri, December 6, 1852

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Identifier: D01345

Title: Deed of emancipation signed Alfred Chadwick of St. Louis County, Missouri, December 6, 1852

Description: Frees a 32-year-old Negro slave woman named Milly and an 11-year-old Negro slave girl named Bell (alias Isabella). Chadwick frees these two slaves in consideration of $600. Chadwick had purchased these two slaves from Elkanah English and Catherine English on July 1, 1850. Witnesses, Saml. A. Holmes and Jas. R. Lackland. Document recorded in the St. Louis Circuit Court by M. S. Cerre, clerk. Includes notation of St. Louis Circuit Court Clerk Stephen Rice, April 26, 1861, certifying that the foregoing document is a true copy of the deed of emancipation.

Item: Bond, Legal

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Dates: 1852

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Maker/Creator: Chadwick, Alfred

Subjects: Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Slaves
Slaveholders
Slavery
African Americans
Women
Children

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