The Resource Thomas James free papers for Hezekiah Griffen, (manuscriptl)

Thomas James free papers for Hezekiah Griffen, (manuscriptl)

Label
Thomas James free papers for Hezekiah Griffen, 1823 January 30
Title
Thomas James free papers for Hezekiah Griffen
Inclusive dates
1823 January 30
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "I do hereby certify that Hezekiah Griffen a yellow man abt. 27 years of age is a free man and came by his freedom in the following manner viz He sd. Griffin ran off from his master Genl. [Benjamin?] Biggs of Virginia and came to this place was taken up by Major Beaty a friend of Genl. Biggs was sold to me for 500$ and this transaction was acknowledged since by Genl. Biggs when in this place and further sd. Hezekiah has paid me by his services and some money as witness my hand."
  • J. L. Cummings has witnessed the document
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Thomas James free papers for Hezekiah Griffen, (manuscriptl)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2009/2010
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u4891274
System control number
(OCoLC)648018799
Type of unit
item.

Library Locations

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