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Deed of manumission signed August Gamache and Catharina Ciders Gamache of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, March 14, 1854

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Identifier: D01367

Title: Deed of manumission signed August Gamache and Catharina Ciders Gamache of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, March 14, 1854

Description: Frees a 12-year-old mulatto boy named William Ciders, the son of Louisa, deceased. Witnesses, Augustus A. Blumenthal and Matilda Emore. Includes a notation signed Augustus A. Blumenthal, stating that the deed of manumission "is a true copy of the original paper drawn up by me at the request of Auguste Gamache and Catharina Ciders Gamache…" In this note, he describes the scene when the document was written and mentions others in attendance: Frank Emore; a servant girl named Carolina; a daughter of Paul Robert; and his wife, Carolina Blumenthal.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1854-03-14

Type(s): Legal Documents

Maker/Creator: Gamache, August

Subjects: Slaves
Emancipation
Slaveholders
Slavery
African Americans
Children

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