Mar 24, 2022 - Sale 2598

Sale 2598 - Lot 35

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY & ABOLITION.) Affidavit that a Maryland woman "was born free and has always passed as such." Autograph Document Signed by J.M. Hardin as justice of the peace. One page, 5 1/2 x 8 inches, with docketing on verso; folds, splash dampstaining, apparently detached from larger sheet. Frederick County, MD, 16 July 1855

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Zachariah T. Windsor swears before a justice of the peace that "Eliza Ann Ross, the Negro woman now in my presence is the daughter of Mae Key, a free Negro woman who was manumitted and set free by Cordelia H. Downey by deed of manumission bearing date the 29th day of October A.D. 1832, that the same said Eliza Ann Ross was born free and has always passed as such."