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1693-06-08, Redemption of slaves?, B. Fletcher
Benjamin Fletcher's order of a redemption of a slave dated June 8, 1693. The order allowed for a collection of monies to pay a ransom for the son of
Warner Wessels, who was captured into slavery. This scanned copy is of very poor quality. See LLMC #20671 for the Dutch translation. (Digitized
from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   Benjamin Fletcher, captain general and governour in chief of the province of New-York, province of Pennsilvania, and country of New-Castle, and the territories and tracts of land depending thereon in America : to all officers and ministers ecclesiastical and civil ... Whereas I am credibly informed that the son of Warner Wessels, and husband of Antie Christians ... were taken into Salley, where they are now in miserable slavery ... Given under my hand and seal at Fort William Henry the 8th day of June, 1693.
OCLC Number:   62817028
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