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Caroline County, Certificates of Freedom, 1827-1857
Volume 834, Page 58   View pdf image
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nego man named Peter James for whom this certificate is made was free born I do therefore
grant his said application and hereby certify that from his own account he is about twenty
three years of age five feet five and a quarter inches high or thereabouts of a dark mulattoe
complexion was born and raised in Caroline County and he^as^ three scars on the upper part
of the right side of his forehead nearly connected and a little below the edge of the wool
and his right thumb and nail disfigured by a burn and a scar on the middle joint
of his left little finger and a scar of a cut on his left leg a little below the knee and
another scar of a cut on his left inside ankle and another scar nearly round a
little above his right inside ankle and no other notable maks or scars that I have observed
In Testimony whereof I hereto subscribe my name and affix the public
(seal)   seal of my office this 21st day of April Anno Domini 1832
    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 Nancy James for a certificate of her freedom agreeably
to the act of 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 whereas also upon the oath of William Andrew of
Caroline County that the said negro woman named Nancy James for whom this certificate
is made was free born I do therefore grant her said application and hereby certify
that from her own account she is going in twenty ^two^ years of age five feet three inches
high or thereabouts of a dark mulattoe complexion was born and raised in Caroline County
and has a scar of a gathering on the right side of her neck 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 21st day of April Anno Domini 1832
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 mulatto woman named Mary Hawkins for a Certificate of her freedom
agreeably to the act of 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 whereas also upon
the affirmation of Elisha Wilson of Caroline County that the said mulatto


 
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