John Green, age 44, was emancipated by deed of 17 NOV 1791 by Thomas Lee Shippen of Philadelphia. In a related indenture he was bound to serve Shippen for a term of seven years as a hostler. Charles City County Deed Book 4, pp 56-57. This transaction was undoubtedly related to Shippens marriage to Elizabeth Byrd Farley Banister in 1791 and the couples plans to reside in Philadelphia.