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First Name: Peter
Last Name: Spain
Gender: Male
Reference Number: UNL00002225


In his will, Spain emancipates a friend (unnamed) whom he considered as his wife. The will also directs that his estate be divided between his sisters, Biddy and Hester, free women of color. Also, Spain bequeaths a portion to John Finney, a free boy of color who lived with Peter Spain and his wife.

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Mss1 C5217 b 812

Record Title

Will, 1840, of Peter Spain, written in Richmond, Va.

Document Notes:

Concerns the emancipation of a friend (unnamed) and the distribution of his estate.


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