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Recognizance bond for 'Daniel' to appear in Court of Common Pleas, New York.


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Recognizance bond to assure the appearance of a free black man named 'Daniel' in the Court of Common Pleas, New York. 8" x 10.25, in ink manuscript. Chain-laid paper with MC&C watermark, partly untrimmed. "Be it remembered that on the twenty seventh day of march one thousand seven hundred ninety nine came before me Charles Roach one of the Justis' of the Peace for the County of Queens Daniel a free Black of the town & county aforsd and acknowledged to owe to the People of the State of Newyork twenty five dollars to be made and levied on his goods and chattel lands and tenements if default should be made in the recognizance underwritten. | The Condition of this Recognizance is such that if the above bounded Daniel a free Black shall personally appear at the next Court of Common Pleas to be held in and for the County of Queens to do and reserve what shall then and there be injoined him by the court and in the mean time keep the Peace and be of good behavior and especially toward Luke a free Black then this Recognizance shall be void or else Remain in full force | Taken and Acknowledged before me."

Date

March 27, 1799 (created)

Object identifier

24007

Source

Broadsides Collection, Special Collections, Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY.

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