Isaac Plato

Title

Isaac Plato

Description

a black man of East Hampton

Date

1814

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Freetown, East Hampton

Status

Free

Birth Date

Approximately 1767

Death Date

February 2, 1832

Misc. Date

April 26, 1814

Biographical Notes

I, Abraham Miller, one of the judges of the Court of common pleas, in and for the said county, do hereby certify that Isaac Plato, a black man of East-Hampton, in the county aforesaid, about forty-seven years, and about five feet nine inches high, hath exhibited satisfactory proof to me, that he was born free and that he is now a free man, according to the laws of this State. Abraham Miller. Abraham Parsons, Town Clerk.

Also see East Hampton assessment roll for 1811, page 13, Plato's real and personal property valued $250.

Source/s

East Hampton Town Records Vol. ?
?
Pg 61. Gardiner's Island Account Book-Mulford (X)WD 1 Potentially referenced as "Master Plato". Also appears in Account Book 2 of John Lyon Gardiner, 1801-1813; dated April 1814 (scanned pg 5)

Files

IsaacPlato1811.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Isaac Plato,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1829.