Lewis: Freedom Suit, Arlington County (Part 2 of 2)
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I do hereby acknowledge this eight day of October in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and nine to have received the sum of five dollars the full consideration expressed in the within Instrument of writing[.] Ay Addison Witness Jon B. Carr John Addison
Prince Georges County State of Maryland to wit; On the eighth day of October personally appeared before me one of the Justices of the peace for the County and State aforesaid Anthony Addison and acknowledged the written instrument of writing to be his act and deed and the said Johannah to be liberated manumitted and set free and further acknowledged the within named negroes to wit, John, Peter, Lisette, Lewis, Louisa, Augustus, Jeane to be liberated manumitted and set free after they have served their respective terms of servitude as specified in the within Instrument of writing[.] Acknowledged before W. H. Courts
Recd Oct 10th 1809 into the Clerks office of Prince Georges County to be recorded and same day was recorded in Liber [I? J?]R.M. No 13 pages 436[,] 437 and 438 one of the land Records of Prince Georges County and Exd by John R. Magruder A Copy Test Edm J. Lee C.C. Examined Alexandria April 14th 1827 Recd of Edmund J. Lee Clerk of the United Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Alexandria the original deed of which the foregoing is a true copy[.] S. B. Barrett