Monday, February 6, 2017

Transcribed by Bradley Jeffreys, February 6, 2017
From the family bible of John Linton Slay (1833-1902), and wife, Permelia Ann Puckett Slay, of Clarke County, Mississippi
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April the 1st, 1865

According to a Proclimation issued by President Lincoln, the following Negro Slaves owned by me was set free, to wit

Ann       36 years of age
Lucy      20     "
Rachel   20     "
Sarah     14     "
Mary      14     "
Law        12     "
Franey      7     "
Saley        5     "
John         2     "
Lewis       2     "

Witness my hand and seal this this April the 1st 1865
attest
P. A. Slay                                                         J. L. Slay


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