Certificate of Manumission by Richard Jones
|I Richard Jones of Gorham in Ontario County & State of New York do hereby certify that I manumit and discharge from my service my negro woman named Jane and this writing is to be a perpetual bar from my heirs or representatives holding said Jane as a slave. Canandaigua 8th August 1811
In the presence of Henry Fellows Daniel D. Barnard}State of New York ss: On the eighth day of August one thousand eight hundred and eleven Daniel D. Bernard to me personally known appeared before me and being by me duly sworn deposed that he saw Richard Jones to him personally known execute the above certificate wherefore let it be recorded. John C. Spencer master in chancery
A true copy of the original Recorded 8th August 1811 at 2 o'clock p.m.and examined.