Certificate of Freedom

Joseph Miller


Joseph Miller, a twenty-two-year-old “mulatto man,” is certified as “trustworthy and honest.”

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Certificate Ss of Joseph Miller

Carlisle Penna Sept. 8. 1836~The undersigned Certify that Joseph Miller the Bearer of this Mulatto man twenty two years of age, Five feet nine and one half inches in height was raised in the Borough of Carlisle Pa and has behaved himself correctly for the many years he has been known to us. He is in our opinion trustworthy and honest William M. Biddle, William S. Ramsey, J. R. Goodman Rector of St Johns, L. Sangston, J. B. Barker, Edw. M. Biddle, John Moore, Chas. McClure John J. Myers, N. W. Woods Dumchor United States of America State of Pennsylvania Cumberland County Sct.


Recorded 10th March A. D. 1838