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Autograph document signed, September 8, 1825, plea of trespass in suit by Thomas Johnson for $1000 damages against Thomas B. Owings for keeping and then selling a Negro girl named Lucy, whom he found on September 3, 1824, knowing she belonged to Thomas Johnson, September 8, 1825


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Summary:Autograph document signed, September 8, 1825, plea of trespass in suit by Thomas Johnson for $1000 damages against Thomas B. Owings for keeping and then selling a Negro girl named Lucy, whom he found on September 3, 1824, knowing she belonged to Thomas Johnson, [Frederick County], September 8, 1825.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Frederick County
Temporal subject: 1821-1830
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Frederick County
Topical subjects:Slavery -- Maryland
African Americans
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 2605
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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