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Slave account book of Charles Benedict Calvert, Prince George's County, Maryland, circa 1830-1860

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Summary:The slave account book of Charles Benedict Calvert of Prince George's County, Maryland, lists the name, age, value, and sale price of the each of the 330 slaves at his several local holdings, circa 1830-1860. Front cover reads: "Chas. B. Calvert | of | Bellefonte | Prince Georges County | [Maryland]."
Creator:Calvert, Charles Benedict, 1808-1864
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Prince George's County
Temporal subject: 1831-1840
1841-1850
1851-1860
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Prince George's County
Topical subjects: Calvert, Charles Benedict, 1808-1864
Plantation life
Slavery -- Maryland
Slaveholders
African Americans
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 4077
  • accession 97-33
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Digital Collections
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