GLC03943: Philip Livingston [Witnessing 200 pound bond for manumission of slave], 1757/05/04.: Page #2
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Negro Indian or Mulatto slave should Live or Reside to and save such Negro Indian or Mulatto slave from becoming or being any change to the city, town, parish or place within this colony where he she or they should at any time after such Manifestation Live, the said Negro, Indian, or Mulatto slave, should be free according to such manifestation, and if any negro, Indian, or Mulatto slave should have Been made free or after making the said act should be made free by the write or testament of any person Deceased that then if any Executor or Executors of any person or person Deceased or on their neglect or refusal any other sufficient person for and on Behalf of any such Negro, Indian, or Mulatto slave should enter into such security as aforesaid to they and save such Negro, Indian, or Mulatto slave from becoming or being any charge to the city, town, parish or place within this colony where he she or they should at any time after such Manifestation live the said Negro, Indian, or Mulatto slave should be free according to the true intent and meaning of the will or testament of any person or persons Deceased as aforesaid and if security be not given in manner aforesaid such manifestation or devise as before mentioned should be void and of none effect as by the said recited act in the tenth section thereof doth more fully appear, if therefore the above Bounder John Van Duersen and Peter Bangen their Heirs Executors or Administrators or either of them shall and to well and truly keep and save the said Negro woman slave called Ann from becoming and being any charge to any city, town, parish, or place within this colony wherein she the said Negro woman slave called Ann shall hereafter live or reside according to the tenor effect and true intent and meaning of the said recited act then the above bond or Recognizance shall be void and of none effect or else to remain in full forward virtue.
Taken and acknowledged the Day and Year first within written
[signatures] John Cruger, Wm. Coventry, S. Johnson, Fra.- Filkin, Phil.. Livingston, Leonard Lespinard