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At a Glance
An extraordinary manumission document created by Warner Mifflin, of Delaware, in 1775. There are also two copies of the book "Life and Ancestry of Warner Mifflin" compiled by Hilda Justice, 1905
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is located on-site.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Warner Mifflin Emancipation Document; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Warner Mifflin is the grandfather of Sydney Gay's wife, Elizabeth Neall Gay, and an early Quaker abolitionist from Delaware. The Mifflins and the Gay family (of the Sydney Howard Gay papers) eventually became interconnected (Mifflinwas the grandfather of Sydney Gay's wife).