Freedom Papers



Albert Wallace of Kentucky sets free his “Mulatto Negro Boy” Edwin, who is 15 years old.

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Albert Wallace Freedom Papers to Edwin

Know all men by these presents that I Albert Wallace of the County of Crittenden in the State of Kentuckey from Motives of benevolence & humanity have Manumitted and do hereby manumit & set free from Slavery my Mulatto Negro Boy Edwin. age about 15 years and I do hereby give grant and release to him the said Edwin All my right and title & claim of in and to his person, labour  an service and of in & to the estate and property which  he may hereafter acquire or obtain In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal the 12th day of June in the year of our Lord 1847.
Albert Wallace (Seal)

Recorded Jany. 21. 1854. ~