Jonathan and Gilbert, men of color v. Coleman Duncan, Edward Tract, and Charles Wahrendorff
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Know all men by these presents that I JonathanJonathan
a free black man of St LouisSt Louis MissouriMissouri for &
in consideration of good causes me
hereunto moving do hereby emancipate
discharge & free from slavery
a certain Negro Man aged about Twenty five years named GilbertGilbert being the same
person this day conveyed to mt by ColemanColeman Duncan
DuncanColeman Duncan by bill of Sale_ hereby relinquishing
all my to him & discharging him
from all claim or

of I have hereto set my hand & seal this Twenty fifth day ofMay in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & thirty

Jonathan DuncanJonathan Duncan

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his mark Signed Sealed & Delivered after having been read to JonathanJonathan in our presence

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