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H. H. Pitts, attorney: Negro Charles petitions that he was to be freed at the age of 31 by Will and testimony of Susanna Pitts, but was sold for a term of life to Henry Kidwell by John H. Harding, undated


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Summary:Petition, autograph document signed, Frederick County, no date, H. H. Pitts, attorney: Negro Charles petitions that he was to be freed at the age of 31 by Will and testimony of Susanna Pitts, but was sold for a term of life to Henry Kidwell by John H. Harding [Frederick County], [undated].
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: 1801-1900
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 3176
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Personal and Family Lives
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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