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Manumission papers for Will

1796 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

1796 manumission papers for Will, a slave bound in service to trustee Charles Ewing's family.

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Anne Hart, widow of Rev. Oliver Hart: Will (aged 14), bound to James Ewing (witnessed by Charles Ewing), to be manumitted after a term of 11 years, Hopewell Township, New Jersey, 29 April 1796.
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