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An Act to Regulate Black and Mulatto persons

A few obscure items are from Family History Library Film number 0,447,525 Item 3, pages 586-588, 594. Lorain County, Ohio Clerk, as follows.
 
Clerk's office Oct 2nd 1840
This day came William Faris and in pursuance of a Statute of the State of Ohio entitled "an act to regulate Black Mulatto persons" entered his name for record in this office together with the name of Patsy Faris his wife and Elizabeth Faris  Emeline Faris and Thomas Faris his children
    attest G H Bonham? Clerk
 
This day came "James" a Negro man of dark complexion and presented for record a deed of emancipation from James Riddle of Kentucky duly authenticated.
    Elyria Jany 16 1841      G H Bonham? Clerk
 
This day came Betsy Mosely and preseted for record a certificate from the Clerk of Powhattan County in he State of Virginia, setting forth that that the said Betsey was emancipated by the will of one George Radford duly authenticated
    Elyria May 8th 1841.
 
April 26, 1845  This day came William Gor   ? a colored man and in pursuance of a Statute of the State of Ohio entitled "an Act to regulate Black & Mulato persons entered his name for record in this office        G H Bonham  Cler
 
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