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Pleas at the Court House in Cincinnati, in the County of Hamilton, and State of Ohio, of the Hamilton County Probate Court, within and for said County, at a session thereof held at the place aforesaid on the Thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and fifty eight before the Honorable George H. Hilton sole Judge of said Court,

The State of Ohio Hamilton County

Be it Remembered That at a Session of the Probate Court within and for said County, held at the Court House in Cincinnati, on the Thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord, one Thousand eight hundred and fifty eight before The Honorable George H. Hilton sole Judge of said Court, the following amongst other proceedings were then and there had, to wit.

Personally appeared in open court Mary Kirk and brought with her into open Court Susan Holton and John M. Scott Holton and Laura Dorcas Holton Children of the said Susan, and the said Mary Kirk stated in open Court. That she brought said persons from the state of Kentucky into the state of Ohio for the purpose of Emancipating them, and the Court now find and adjudge that the said Susan Holton and Jan M. Scott Holton and Laura . . .

Excerpt from the emancipation papers of Susan Holton, Ohio, 1848
Alvin D. McCurdy fonds
Reference Code: F 2076-1-0-15
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