Freedom Papers



Mary was bought out of slavery for $350.

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New Orleans  April 29th 1812
Purchased of Mr John Watkins a black Woman named Mary for the sum of 350 dollars for her freedom which was done in two days after the money was paid by me. in presence of us

John Revere    

Mr. Daniel Clark
Mr. Orre

Recorded June 12th 1815