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Court record; Cohen, Philip Jacob; Charleston, South Carolina, United States; 1807 March 11

Title:
Court record; Cohen, Philip Jacob; Charleston, South Carolina, United States; 1807 March 11
Date:
1807-03-11
Description:
Cohen, Philip Jacob. Charleston, SC, A remarkable document issued in Charleston, Carolina, granting freedom to a slave named Peter in 1807. The document is signed by Philip Jacob Cohen (1781-1866) and is the earliest known American slave emancipation document where a Jew is involved
Identifier:
2008.02.05.00002; {86FF1405-42B8-4079-B3E4-24C56228CA2B}
Language:
English
Type:
Court records
Personal Name:
Cohen, Philip Jacob
Geographic Subject:
United States -- South Carolina -- Charleston; United States -- South Carolina
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Arc.MS.56
Collection:
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)