Ordered that Charlotte is emancipated.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

State of North Carolina

New Hanover County

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions,

March Term 1805

Upon the petition of Ann Quince & James Walker, Sen’r for the emancipation of a female slave named Charlotte. Ordered that the said Charlotte is emancipated and set free from slavery and that hereafter bear and be known by the name of Charlotte Quince.

A true copy from the minutes.

Anthony B. Toomer, Clk

Wilmington Gazette, 16 April 1805.