Lemman Dutton, a girl of color, by and through her next friend, Grace Dutton v. John Paca
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Josias Wm. Dallam
to
Sundry Slaves

A Manumition
MarylandMaryland Ss

To all whom
these presents shall come greeting J. Josias
Wm Dallam of Harford County in the State of MarylandMaryland for Diver
good causes and considerations me thereunto moveing do hereby
Declare free manumit and enfranchise the negros following to
wit Cromwell. to be free at the expiration of [ To ] years: Malborough
at the expiration of four years, Orange at the Expiration of five
years Lemon at the Expiration of Eleven years HannahHannah at the
Expiration of Thirteen years Nance at the Expiration of Fifteen
years Sook at the Expiration of Seventeen years from the Date of
this my [ mannumission ]. all the Children or [ Childrans ] Children
on that my Desend from said Negroes and be born in Slavery from
the Date hereof Shall be free at Twenty three years of age hereby
acknowledgeing the said Negros Discharged from all claim of
service and Right of Property whatever from me my heirs Execu-
tors administrators at the Periods above specified as witness hand and seal this thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven

Test John Archer

Josias Wm Dallam seal