& Year above written
Jn. Ruland Clk.
State of MifsouriMissouri SS.
County of St. Louis
I John Ruland Clerk of the
circuit court within and for the County aforesaid Certify
the foregoing to be a true and Correct Copy of a Deed
of Emancipation from Thomas J. Mason to Martin
Girffin as fully as the same remains on file in my
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said
Court at Office in the City of Saint Louis
this first day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty six.
Jn. Ruland Clerk.