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Manumission of Rozetta

To authorise Honore Colin to manumit his female slave Rozetta (1818)

Session: First Territorial Session, Jan – Feb 1818
Page: 58-59

AN ACT
To authorise Honore Colin to manumit his female slave Rozetta.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Alabama Territory, in General Assembly convened, That Honore Colin, a free man of

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colour of the Town of Mobile, be and he is hereby, authorized to manumit and set free Rozetta, his female slave, so soon as the said Honore Colin shall have executed to the Chief Justice of the Orphans Court of Mobile county, and his successors in office, a bond, with sufficient security, to be approved by said Orphans Court, conditioned that the said female slave Rozetta, shall never become chargeable to the Alabama Territory, or any county, or town therein.

GABRIEL MOORE,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JAMES TITUS,
President of the Legislative Council.
Approved-12th February, 1818.
WM. W. BIBB,
Governor of the Alabama Territory.

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