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Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie

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Title
Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie
Collection

Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade collection

New York

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1810-04-10
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
Promissory notes
Notes
Content: Autograph document signed.
Content: "I hereby certify and declare that a black woman named Dinah aged about seventeen years purchased by me from Wm. Sickels Esq. of Rockland County State of New York, shall be free at the Expiration of Ten years from the first of May next, that is to say on the first day of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty..."
Citation/reference: Not in calendar
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page (1 leaf); 8 1/8 x 9 3/4"
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Archives EAD ID: 3152942
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e91596f0-28a0-0137-cd8d-59752b83c8f5
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

  • 1810: 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. "Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1810). Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Certificate of freedom in ten years for woman named Dinah, signed by Maria Duffie