Freedom Papers

Charles Gouldman


Forty-eight-year-old Charles Gouldman is set free by William Croghan, who has recently moved from Jefferson County, Kentucky.


Manumission of Charles Gouldman  

This deed witnesses that I, William Crogan late of Jefferson County Kentucky have hereby have hereby mancipated & set free a negro man slave named Charles Goldmand, a Black man aged about forty eight years about five feet six inches high hereby releasing the said negro Charles Gouldman all claim of livirie as fully & completely as if he had been born free, Witness my hand & seal this 7th day of April 1828.

W. Croghan (Seal)

State of Kentucky

Recorded 5th Novr 1816