Below is an extract from the Acts of Alabama, 1818 to 1828. This is one of many Acts pertaining to people of color that will be published on this blog.
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To authorise John S. Divin to emancipate his Negro slave Robin, alias Robert Long (1818)
To authorise John S. Divin to emancipate his Negro slave Robin, alias Robert Long.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Alabama Territory, in General Assembly convened, That John L. Divin, be, and he is hereby, authorised and empowered to emancipate, set free and discharge from the bonds of slavery.
his Negro slave Robin, alias Robert Long, on such conditions as are now provided for by law.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President of the Legislative Council,
Approved-13th February, 1818.
WM. W. BIBB,
Governor of the Alabama Territory.