099 Road Book A – December 19, 1817

We the undersigned the overseers of the Poor of
the Town of Poughkeepsie in the County of Dutchess
and State of New York, Do certify that Sam a man
of colour, who has this day been manumitted, and
set free by James Talmadge Jun.r of Poughkeepsie
appears to us to be under the age of forty five years
and of sufficient abilityto provide for himself
Dated the 6 of December 1817 __ Given under our
hands and seals the day and year above written
Sealed and Delivered
in presence of
Polly Bostwick
Anna Noxon

John Nelson
Robert Noxon

recorded the above Dec. the 19. 1817
AG Storm Town Clerk


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