056 Road Book A, 3-20-1804

John N Bailey of the Town of Poughkeepsie in the County
of Dutchess and state of New York Do hereby certify and
make knowin that acording and in accordance of the statute
of the state of New York Entitled an Act concerning slaves
and servents pased the 8th of April 1801 I do from hence
Fourth set at liberty, Free and Manumit a certain
Negro Wench named Sall otherwise called Mary James.
who was born the twenty fifth day of April one
thousand seven hundred + seventy two she being my
slave And I do hereby fully and freely acquit Release and
Discharge her from all and every kind of service or
servitude to me or any of my Representatives In
Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal
This Ninth Day of March one thousand Eight
hundred and four
John N Bailey
In presence of
James Tallmadge Jnr.
Recorded the 20th Day of March 1804
By Richard Everitt Town Clark

We Thomas Nelson and William Emott overseers
of the Poor of the Town of Poughkeepsie in
In the County of Dutches and state of New
York In Pursuance and according to the statute
of the said state entitled an Act concerning slaves
and servants pased the 8th of April 1801 Do hereby
certify and make known to all whom
It may concern that the said Negro wench named
Sall otherwise called Mary James and mentioned in
the foregoing certificate and thereby set free Liberate
and Manumited by John N Bailey on Examination
appears to us to be under the age of Fifty years and
of sufficient ability to maintain her self _ In
Witness whereof we have herento set our hands
and seals this Ninth Day of March one thousand Eight hundred and four
Wm Emott
Thomas Nelson
Sealed and Delivered
In presence of
James Tallmage Jnr
Recordfed the 20th Day of March 1804
By Rich.d Everitt Town Clark

 

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