Freedom Papers

Isaac Craig


Isaac Craig, “a light colored man,” is certified as a free man, who was born of free parents.

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Isaac Craig’s              
Freedom Papers   


State of Pennsylvania
Allegheny County. S. S.

Personally appeared before me
John McKee one of the Justices of the Peace in and for said County
E. Appleton who being duly sworn according to law, doth depose
and say that Isaac Craig, a light colored man, aged about twenty
four years, about five feet eleven inches and one half in height and
with an impediment in his speech, was born of free parents in
the County of Allegheny Pennsylvania, is a free man, and a citi-
-zen of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Sworn and subscribed the seventeenth
day of September A. D. 1845
John McKee
State of Pennsylvania - Allegheny County } S.S.


E. Appleton

I do hereby certify that E. Appleton who made the foregoing
affidavit is a competent and credible witness, and I do
hereby further certify that it hath been proven to me that
the bearer hereof Isaac Craig as above described is a free man
and a Citizen of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In Testi-
-mony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name.

John McKee

State of Pennsylvania - Allegheny County } S.S.

Recorded September 20th A. D. 1845.