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Warner Mifflin Emancipation document, 1775

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 14327813 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title Warner Mifflin Emancipation document, 1775
Physical Description 0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Content Description

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

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Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Warner Mifflin Emancipation Document; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Subject Headings

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Subject

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Slavery -- United States -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slaves -- Emancipation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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).