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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/7/2017
An emancipation manuscript, April 23, 1853, 4 pp., blue paper, old 1” tape repairs, VG. In part, “... that I Wayman Crow of the City of St. Louis ... do hereby emancipate setting fre and discharge my female slave Emily White , commonly called Emily, bought from General Ward ... also emancipate ... the male child of Emily ..” Interesting, on the front page, lower right side, is a First Day Cancellation CD Feb. 14, 1967, with a Fredrick Douglass postal stamp.Wayman Crow (1808–1885) was one of the founders of Washington University, a St. Louis businessmen, and a politician.
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The Founder of Washington  University, Emancipates A Slave and Her Child

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $145.20
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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