May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 812
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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Pair of Kentucky manumissions by the same owner. Documents signed by Abijah North and county clerks, each 12 x 7 1/2 inches on lined paper, with docketing on verso; folds, minor toning. Gallatin County, KY, 1838 and 1842

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These manumissions are both signed by owner Abijah North. The first is for "my said negro boy Lewis about thirty one years of age, of a dark complexion and about five feet 9& 1/2 inches high having a slight scar under his mouth," 6 January 1838. The other declares "forever set free from slavery my negro boy William aged about seventeen years and of dark complexion," 8 August 1842.