Bett - 1816 manumitted by Amaziah Payn in Schodack

Amaziah Payn
Date: Nov. 27, 1816
Author: Amaziah Payn
Publisher / Location: | Rensselaer County, N.Y.
Medium: ink on paper
Recipient: William Marcy
Purpose: manumission legally recorded by the county clerk

N.B. - This document contains harmful language.


Credit: Albany Institute of History & Art Library
Digital Data Number: DI 1304
Catalogue Number: ms 2368 no 19

While the document mentions an enslaved woman, John Myers, Jr. noted on the back of the docuemnt that the woman's name was Bett.