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    [Slavery]. Slave Manumission. One handwritten page with integral blank, 8" x 12", Gallatin County [Kentucky], November 10, 1835. This deed of emancipation certifies that "Richard Peniston doth hereby emancipate and set free from his service and the service of his heirs . . . the said negro slave Ben." The name of the wife was crossed out, likely indicating that part of this deal went sour. Folds with toned edges. Separation along the vertical fold.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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