George W. Morrison document of manumission to Ann Hart
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George W. Morrison was a resident of New Castle Hundred, County of New Castle, Delaware.
Ann Hart was Morrison's slave.
Wm. P. Veach and Jms. Bradford were Justices of the Peace for New Castle County, Delaware.
Information derived from manuscript document.
One handwritten document from George W. Morrison, a former U.S. Representative (D-New Hampshire), written February 16, 1861, freeing Ann Hart from slavery, effective April 6, 1863, and signed by Justices of the Peace Wm. P. Veach and Jms. Bradford.
Box 7, F0167: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes
Purchase, December 2007.
Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, January 2008. Further encoding by Tiffany Saulter, March and August 2015.
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- University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
- Finding Aid Date
- 2008 January 10
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