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Deed of emancipation signed Polley Graves of St. Louis, January 22, 1853

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Identifier: D01356

Title: Deed of emancipation signed Polley Graves of St. Louis, January 22, 1853

Description: Frees her 35-year-old slave James Young. Graves frees her slave in consideration of $650. Witnesses, Lucien Carr and George Marshall. Includes statement of Lucien Carr and George Marshall, certifying this deed, recorded in the St. Louis Circuit Court by Michael S. Cerre, clerk.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1853-01-22

Type(s): Legal Documents

Maker/Creator: Graves, Polley

Subjects: Slaves
Slaveholders
Emancipation
Slavery
African Americans
Women

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