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Guide to the Queens County Court of General Sessions of the Peace record 1977.106

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Creator: Queens County (N.Y.). Court of General Sessions of the Peace.
Title: Queens County Court of General Sessions of the Peace record
Dates: 1799
Abstract: A decision issued by the Queens County Court of General Sessions of the Peace, dated 1799. The case in question concerned a John Schenck of the town of North Hempstead, Long Island, who sought the court's approval to manumit (or free) an enslaved African-American man named Prince. The court ruled in favor of Schenck and allowed Prince to be freed. The document lists the names of all the judges and lawyers involved with the case.
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0033
Call Phrase: 1977.106
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.