065-66 Road Book A – July 3, 1805

Know all men by these presents that Thomas W Jaycocks of
the town of Poughkeepsie in the County of Dutchess and
State of New York farmer do hereby certify and make
knowing That I have this day set free and manumitted
my slave Adam Luckey a black man about thirty
years of age agreeable to an act of the legislature of
the state of New York entitled an act concerning
slaves and servants pased the 8th day of April 1801 and
and do herby for my self and my legal
Representatives and Every of them absolutely fully
and freely renounce all right of property that I
heretofore had in the said Adam Luckey and do
Forever release and discharge him from /my/ all
and every kind of servitude or Dependance as a
slave to me or any other person who may
hereafter cleam under under me In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal
at Poughkeepsie the third day of July in the
year one thousand Eight hundred and five
1805
Thomas W Jaycocks
Witness
James Tallmage
Recorded this 3th Day of July 1805
By Rich.d Everitt Town Clark

Whereas Thomas W Jaycocks of the town of poughkeepsie
in the County of Dutches and State of New York farmer
has made application to us William Emott and Thomas
Nelson overseers of the poor of the town aforesaid
In order to obtain a certificate immediately before
the manumission of his slave Adam uckey a
Black man said to be thirty years of Age
agreeable to an act of the legislature of the state
of New York intitled an Act concerning slaves and
servants pased the 8th day of April 1801 We the
said Overseers having examined the before named
slave Adam Luckey do on mature Deliberation
hereby certify that he appears to be under
fifty years of age and of sufficient ability
to provide for him self Given under our
hands at Poughkeepsie the third day of July
in the year one thousand Eight hundred and
five 1805 William Emott
Thomas Nelson} overseers of the poor
In presence of
Alex Stewart
Recorded the 3th Day of July 1805
By Rich.d Everitt Town Clark

 

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