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Thomas Hart Benton 1835 Signed Document The Vebtons Free their Slaves!
1835. Other Other. Good. BENTON, Thomas Hart & Elizabeth. Autograph Document Signed (ADS). St. Louis, MO. November 5, 1835. Two sheets, folded (9.75, 7.75), writing on both sides. Quite fragile. Separating at folds, a little chipped and browning at outer edges. Act of emancipation, signed by the famous statesman Thomas Hart Benton and his wife Elizabeth, emancipating their 44-year old slave Sarah after approximately 14 years of 'long and faithful services.'
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