039 Road Book A – January 19, 1799

Dutchess County fs.

We the subscribers William Emott and John P Vemont

overseers of the Poor for the town of Poughkeepsie. And.
We Teunis Tappen and Samuel Luckey two of the
Justices of the peace for the County of Dutchess DO
By these presents pursuant to the Directions of a statute
of the state of New York Entitled an Act Concerning
slaves passed the 22th Day of february 1788 certify
That Nero Davis a negroe man slave of John Mott
of the said Town of Poughkeepsie appears to be
under thirty years of age and of sufficient
ability to provide for him self.. Witness our
Hands this Nineteenth day of January one
Thousand seven hundred and Ninety Nine
William Emott
John P Vemont} overseers of the Poor
Teunis Tappen
Samuel Luckey} Justice of the Peace
Recorded By Rich.d Everitt Town Clark

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