Emancipation of James Roper Dec. 3, 1793

prepared by Jackie Milburn

Roper to James } Emn.
Deed Book 24A, pg 244
Frederick County, VA
Clerk’s office
3rd of Dec. 1793

To all persons to whom these presents shall come I Nicholas Roper of the County of Frederick and Commonwealth of Virginia Send greeting, Known ye that for good causes and considerations me thereunto Moving I have emancipate and set free Jamesa mulatto Boy aged about eleven years, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of Dec. One thousand seven Hundred and ninety three.

Sealed and Delivered
In presence of}Nicks. Roper {seal}

Adam Douglass
Samuel Cowan

At a court held for Frederick County the 3rd day of December 1793 this Deed of Emanumission [sic] from Nicholas Roper to Mullatto [sic] James was acknowledged by the said Nicholas Roper and ordered to be recorded.

By the court

Ja Keith CC

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December Court 1793

Order Book 24, page 558
Frederick County, VA
Order to be recorded
Clerk’s Office

A deed of Manumission [sic] from Nicholas Roper to Mullatto [sic] James was acknowledged by said Roper and ordered to be recorded

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