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Title
Robert Jamieson. Certificate of Freedom for Linn Brown
Collection

Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1846-06-29
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Micro R-1520
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Genres
Documents
Certificates
Notes
Content: Document signed.
Content: Only one side photographed
Physical Description
Extent: 2 pages (1 leaf); 12 x 7 7/8"
Description
Certifies that Linn Brown, "a free woman aged about 40," was emancipated by Robert Jamieson. Witness, Cassius F. Lee, County Clerk. Issued by William Cranch, Chief Judge, US Circuit Court of District of Columbia.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Calendar number: #85
Manuscript identifier: MS Slavery J1
Archives EAD ID: 3152547
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d91c1850-28a0-0137-3d1e-51e7122a6c5c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Robert Jamieson. Certificate of Freedom for Linn Brown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Robert Jamieson. Certificate of Freedom for Linn Brown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1846). Robert Jamieson. Certificate of Freedom for Linn Brown Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Robert Jamieson. Certificate of Freedom for Linn Brown