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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Littlejohn, John. Manumission of "my negro woman Rachal." Autograph Document Signed, 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, with docketing and registration on verso; folds, minor wear. Loudoun County, VA, 12 January 1801
A "deed of emancipation" which was to take place after three additional years of servitude. "I John Littlejohn . . . do hereby manumit and set free my negro woman Rachal from and after . . . the year 1804 from all claims . . . as to any service . . . as a slave." It is accompanied by a card typed by an unknown descendant explaining that "for many years Mammy Rachel served the family as nurse, mammy, and beloved friend."
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