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Caroline County, Certificates of Freedom, 1827-1857
Volume 834, Page 39   View pdf image
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assembly in such case made and provided by which said act free negroes and mulattoes are permitted
to travel out of this state upon the obtention of a certificate of being free born and wheras
also upon the oath of Abraham Griffith of Caroline county that the said coloured man
named Aaron Johnson for whom this certificate is made was free born I do therefore grant
his said application and hereby certify that according to his own account he was
about twenty two years of age in June last five feet seven and a quarter inches
high or thereabouts was born and raised in Caroline county of a Black complexion
has a small scar of a cut on the right side of his forehead in the border or edge
of the wool and a mole on the right hand just above the hand joint of the thumb
and on the border of the whitish part of his hand and no other ^notable^ marks or scars that I have
observed      In Testimony whereof I hereto subscribe my name and affix the
(seal)         public seal of my office this 14th day of August Anno Domini 1830
       Cost $1.00 cts                                                            Jo Richardson  Clk of
                                                                                          Caroline County Court


State of Maryland Caroline county to wit;  Whereas application hath been made to me by
a coloured woman named Luvice Black for a certificate of her freedom agreeably to the
act of assembly in such case made & provided by which said act free negroes & mulattoes
are permitted to travel out of this state upon the condition of a certificate of being free
born and whereas also upon the oath of Elijah Williamson of Caroline county that the said
coloured woman Luvice Black for whom this certificate is made was free born;
I do therefore grant her said application and hereby certify that according to her own
account she is about twenty five years of age five feet three & a quarter inches high
or thereabouts was born and raised in Caroline county of a Brown mulatto complexion
has a small scar of cut at the outer end of her right eye brown her little finger
deformed by a burn and made crooked and no other notable marks or scars
that I have observed
(seal)   In Testimony whereof I hereto subscribe my name and affix the public
            seal of my office this 18th day of August Anno Domini 1830
            Cost $1.00 Cts                                        Jo Richardson  Clk of
                                                                           Caroline County Court


    State of Maryland Caroline county to wit; Whereas application hath been made
to me by a coloured man named Wesly Johnson ^for a certificate of his freedom^ agreeably to the act of assembly in
such cases made and provided by which said act free negroes and mulattoes are permitted
to travel out of this state upon the obtention of a certificate of being free born and


 
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Caroline County, Certificates of Freedom, 1827-1857
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