Alfred Mordecai: Letter of Instruction to Manumit of Eugenia Hemings Marks

In case of my death before my return from Europe, for which voyage I am about to depart, it is my wish that Eugenia a mulatto female slave whom I purchased from Miss Cornelia Randolph shall be manumitted, & I request that my representatives will, in such event, duly regard & execute this intention & wish—

Given at Washington Arsenal October 1st 1833.

A. Mordecai—

Witnesses

Richd Bache
RC (PHi: Society Miscellaneous Collection).
Author
Alfred Mordecai
Richard Bache
Recipient
Peter Marks
Eugenia Hemings Marks
Date Range
Date
October 1, 1833
Collection