Free Negro Bond for Davis
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Know all men by these presents that I Rebecca Brotherton of the City
and County of St Louis and State of MifsouriMissouri in consideration of Four
Hundred dollars to me in hand paid the receipt of which sum I hereby
acknowledge do hereby Emancipate and set free for ever from servitude
my Slave Daniel aged about Forty Years.

In WitnefsWitness whereof I have
hereto set my hand and seal at the City of St. Louis this Twenty fifth day of November AD. eighteen hundred and forty six

Signed in presence of

M Brotherton


Thos G. Settle

Rebecca Brotherton

Seal

Clerk Saint Louis Circuit Court November Term 1846
State of MifsouriMissouri Set. [ WednesfdayWednessday ]FridayNov 27th 1846
County of St Louis Be it remembered that on this Twenty seventhfifth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty six in open Court
personally appeared M. Brotherton and Thos G. Settle two credible
witnefseswitnesses who being examined upon oath prove the execution of the
within Deed of Emancipation from Rebecca Brotherton to Dan-
-iel which said acknowledgment is entered on the Record of the
Proceedings of the Court of that day.

Seal
In Testimony Whereof I John Ruland Clk
of said Court have hereunto set my hand
and affixed the seal of said Court at
office in the City of Saint Louis the day
and Year aforesaid

Jn Ruland Clerk

State of MifsouriMissouri Set
County of St Louis I John Ruland Clerk of the Circuit Court with-
-in and for the County aforesaid Certify the foregoing to be a true and correct copy
of a Deed of Emancipation from Rebecca Brotherton to Daniel, as fully
as the same remains in my Office

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In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the
seal of said Court at office in the city of St Louis this twenty eighth day of November 1846

Jn Ruland Clerk