[Emancipation Claim for Slaves of James Buchanan]

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Legal document from James Buchanan expressing a claim for Emancipation of his slaves. The following sections of text include the dealings within the county courts of Mercer and April within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where his claim for emancipation was acknowledged and ordered to be recorded.

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[3] p. ; 33 cm.

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Buchanan, James M. November 29, 1834.

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Legal document from James Buchanan expressing a claim for Emancipation of his slaves. The following sections of text include the dealings within the county courts of Mercer and April within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where his claim for emancipation was acknowledged and ordered to be recorded.

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[3] p. ; 33 cm.

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Buchanan, James M. [Emancipation Claim for Slaves of James Buchanan], legal document, November 29, 1834; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth843662/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Two Rivers Historical Foundation.