MANUMISSION:THOMAS ROACH to RICHARD a MULATTO MAN
Transcribed by Bill A. Davison
Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Roach of the township of Cumberland County of Greene and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for divers good causes and consideration me - the said Thomas Roach hereunto moving, have liberated and discharged, and by these presents do liberate, discharge, and forever quit claim to all right interest or claim I have, or ever had in and to a certain MULATTO named RICHARD, so that thereafter for ever he may act transact and contract as another free man. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one.
In presence of Henry Swan
Greene County Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Thomas Roach (seal)
(seal) Before me the Subscriber a Justice of the peace in & for the said county came Thomas Roach and acknowledged the above instrument of writing to be his Act and Deed for the purposes therein mentioned. In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand & seal November 14, 1801.
Ex Recorded 19 Nov 1801