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Signed: January 3, 1825
Recorded: January 3, 1825
hereby Certify that on Examination of Candas Bush a Slave of Fanny Bush of said
Greenwich is a proper person for Emancipation as is provided by a certain Statute Law of
this State in such case made and provided Entitled an Act to prevent Slavery. Dated at
Greenwich the 3rd day of January 1825.
In Presence of Joshua Ferris Civil
Ard Reynolds Authority Ashahel Palmer Selectmen
And State of Connecticut, do by these Presents forever release Emancipate and make free
my present Slave & Servant Candas Bush so that neither I my Heirs Executors or
Administrators or Assigns shall have any Claim or demand on the said Candas for her Service
Labour or Bondage whatsoever.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 3rd day of January 1825
In Presence of Sally Bush, Grace Bush Fanny Bush L.S.
Rec'd for Record January 3rd AD 1825
and Recorded by me John Jay Tracy Town Clerk
|A reduced-sized photocopy of the recorded emancipation of Candas (Candice) Bush.|
|The marble gravestone marking the final resting place of Candice (Candas) Bush.|
Union Cemetery, Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Connecticut.