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Slavery--Maryland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert North Cainan Claim Against Jacob Knight

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01569
Scope and Contents

Ledger sheet from a blacksmith, Robert North Cainan of Baltimore County who presented charges for services he rendered to the estate of Jacob Knight, now deceased. Among the multitude of services listed is one which charges the Knight estate for "taking a collar of a negro" of the 23rd of September in 1797.

Elizabeth Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00991
Scope and Contents

Court documents relating to Elizabeth Thomas of Montgomery County, Maryland. Documents concern a court case about Thomas's attempt to free her slaves in her will, an action that was being contested by members of her family. Includes the proceedings of the case as well as letters written into the record from members of the community.