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Affidavit, 26 Oct. 1855, Regarding the Pettifoot family
    A gift to the SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2003

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Affidavit, 26 October 1855, signed by Jos[eph] W. Doby and M[oreau] Naudin, of Kershaw District, certifies that Thomas and Jane Pettifoot are the son and daughter of “Nelson and Natty Pettifoot who were free persons of Color and residents of [Kershaw] District; and that the said Thomas and Jane...have since their birth always enjoyed the privileges of free persons of color and always reputed to be free.”



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