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    Sale 2068 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $3,910With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2068 Lot 5

      (SLAVE DOCUMENT.) Handwritten document signed by Leffert Lefferts, manumitting his slaves Jacob, his wife Elizabeth and their children James and Aurelia. Folio leaf, folded to form four pages, written on three. Paper evenly toned; creased where folded. Signed by Lefferts and witnessed by John Nostrand and Abraham Luguer, February 15, 1787. Red seal of the Justice with protective paper cover. Brooklyn, 1787
      Estimate $1,500-2,500


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,910