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Free Negro Registration in Lynchburg
Original Author: James Benagh, Clerk
Created: April 10, 1851
Medium: Free black registation form

Free Negro Registration in Lynchburg

This registration form certified by the clerk of the city of Lynchburg on April 10, 1851, confirms the status of John Robinson as "a free man of color." Robinson is described as being five-foot-eight-and-one-half-inches tall, light-skinned, with "gray eyes, long hair, and a black mole on his upper lip."

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