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Caroline County, Certificates of Freedom, 1827-1857
Volume 834, Page 44   View pdf image
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negro woman named Charity (now calling herself Charity Allen) having
made application to me for a certificate of her freedom agreeably to the act
of Assembly in such case made and provided And whereas also upon the
oath of Sarah Perry of Caroline County that the said negro woman named
Charity (now calling herself Charity Allen) for whom this certificate is
made is the same person mentioned in the said manumission.  I do therefore
grant her said application and hereby certify that from her age as expressed
in the said manumission she is about forty one years of age five feet
one and three quarter inches high or thereabouts of a bright complexion was
born and raised in Caroline County has one small scar on the cheek Bone
nearly under the left eye and has the two last fingers on her right hand
broke in the second joints and no other notable marks or scars that I
have observed
(seal)   In Testimony whereof I hereto subscribe my name & affix the public
           seal of my office this 6.th day of November 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 negro woman named Sarah Ann Shepherd for a certificate of her
freedom agreeably to the act of assembly in such case made and provided by
which said act free negroes & mulattoes are permitted to travel out of this
State upon the obtention of a certificate of being free born and whereas also
upon the oath of Sarah Perry of Caroline County that the said negro woman
named Sarah Ann Shepherd for whom this certificate is made was free
born I do therefore grant her said application and hereby certify that from
her mothers account she is about sixteen years of age five feet one and three
quarter inches high or thereabouts of a dark complexion was born in Caroline
& raised in Talbott County has a scar on the right side of her neck
occasioned by a burn as she says has one other scar on the right shoulder
occasioned as she says by a burn has another scar on the inside of the right
arm near the elbow has two small scars on the upper part of the left arm between
the wrist and elbow and no other notable marks or scars that I have observed
(seal)   In Testimony whereof I hereto subscribe my name & affix the public seal of my office this 6th
           day of November Anno Domini 1830         Jo Richardson Clk of Caroline County Court


 
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