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Anne Arundel County Court, Manumission Record, 1816-1844
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       To all whom it may Concern  Be it known
that I Joseph McCeney of anne arundel County in
the State of maryland for divers good causes and
considerations me thereunto moving as also in further
consideration of one Dollar Current money to me in
hand paid have released from slavery liberated
manumitted and set free and by these presents do
hereby release from slavery liberate manumit and
set free my negro man named Charles Calvert
being of the age of thirty Eight years and able to
work and gain a sufficient livelihood and
maintenance and him the said Negro man named
Charles Calvert I do declare to be henceforth free
manumitted and discharged from all manner of
Servitude or service to me my Executors or
administrators forever.  In Testimony whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal
this twenty third day of august in the year of
our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and
Signed Sealed and delivered
       in the presence of us        Jo: McCeney  (seal)
       Wm S Green
       Frederick Harwood

          At the foot of the aforegoing was thus written
to wit:   Anne Arundel County to wit:  On this
23d day of august 1816 personally appears Joseph
McCeney party to the within instrument of writing
before me the subscriber a Justice of the peace of
the State of maryland for the said County and
acknowledges the same to be his act and deed
for the purposes within mentioned and the Negro

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Anne Arundel County Court, Manumission Record, 1816-1844
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