075 Road Book A – May 27, 1808

Peter a Male Black child son of Bett a black slave
the property of Derick Westervelt & Catherine Westervelt
farmer of the town of Poughkeepsie, born the twenty
fourth day of June 1807 — as may appear from the
books of the Town Clerk of said Town of Poughkeepsie
Delivered to the Town as a Pauper this 27th day of May
1808 agreeable to a Law of this State passed March
29th 1799 entitled an Act for the gradual abolition of Slavery —
Derick Westervelt
Recorded 27 May 1808
Attest Eben.r Badger Town Clerk

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