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First Name: Simon
Gender: Male
Owner's Name: Benjamin Spratley
Reference Number: UNL00004843

Notes:

Listed as 15 years old in 1783.
Emancipation noted as February 17th, 1789.

Record Date:

10/28/1783

Record Type:

Deed of emancipation

Record Call No.

Mss3 Su788 b 3

Record Title

Deed of manumission, 1783, issued by Benjamin Spratley, of Surry County, Va., for the emancipation of several African-American slaves.

Document Notes:

Spratley stipulated that the minor slaves were to remain in his custody until they reached adulthood. For the women that age would be 18 years, and for the men, 21 years.

County:

Surry

State:

VA

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