Friday, November 20, 2015

Request for Free Papers

Samuel Carter (the younger) request Free Papers

Order Book Lucas V.REF 301.451 LUC page 73, 5 Dec'r 1832, held at the Thomas Balch Library in Leesburg, Virginia.

"Charles Binns Esq. Clerk & c. Leesburg -- By S. Carter

Dear Sir

This will be handed to you by Samuel Carter, a free man of Colour, son of Sam 'L Carter who lives in this neighborhood also free man of Colour. The young one who wishes to go out of the State is desirous of getting his free papers & has requested me to write to you to that effect as he is a stranger to you -- You will find him & his father both recorded I presume.

Very Respectfully, Jas. Mc IIhany"

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