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Slave Emancipation Document

By Susannah Michum


The Indiana Territory's capital moved to Corydon in 1813. Harrison County documents would have been recorded there. In early 1816, Susannah Michum freed her slaves; this is the emancipation document of Delphy, age 18, and her 9 month old child.Harrison County Journe

Topics: Harrison County (Ind.); Slavery
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1810
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