I have this day [ imp-
loid ] the within David
Copeland to go with
me to Missouri &
whom I am satisfied
is free born
March 21st 1837
I Gray Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court & Ex- Official Recorder for said County, do hereby
certify that the foregoing attached Free Paper, or Instru-
ment of writin was received by me for record on the
3rd day of September, 1841 and recorded in Book J page 19.
Court, at Office, in said County, on
the day & year above written
Registered in the Office of the Court of Hustings for the City, the 3d day
of Jany, 1826, No. 497David Copeland, a black boy
about three feet seven inches high, and about seven years old, who
was Born free, [ pr ] oath of Elizabeth Godbright
[ Teste ], W.C. Howard Clk
Recorder of said City.
Filed for Record 3rd
G. , Clk.