Free Negro Bond for Emanuel
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That I William Jewell of the county of Boone and State of Missouri have
fully and voluntarily manumited and sit free and by these presents do fully and voluntarily and set free
my negro man known and called
Manuel, alias Emanuel, alias Manly, of
dark complexion and aged about thir
ty five years: and I do these presents
, discharge and for absolve
said negro from all obligations to per
form service for me in future and
all right and title to him.

In testimony whereof I have here
to set my hand and seal this
day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven (1847)

W. Jewell