Why My Name Is Not "Sherwood McMackin"
We, James McMackin and Patience A. Harrington of Easton Washington County, State of New York, mutually agree to separate as husband and wife, and of, the said James McMackin hereby agree that I will never molest or interfere with Arthur G. McMackin son of the parties aforesaid and that he shall always remain in the care of his mother.
Given under our hands at Easton this Eleventh day of November 1876
In presence of
James McMackin (X) Allen J. Baily
Richard D. Harrington
Written by James D. Allen, Esq.