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Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Robert B. McAfee Letter of Emancipation, 1813 March 2

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter by Robert B. McAfee dated March 2, 1813, freeing an enslaved person named Cornelius "from all claims from me & my heirs and he is hence forth to be & act as a free man." The letter was witnessed by James Campbell. The annotation states that it was recorded at the May sitting of the Mercer County Court, attested by John Jethen.
Dates: 1813 March 2