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State of Maryland versus William Thetford, 1858-1860

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Summary:Documents relating to the case of State of Maryland vs William Thetford. Includes William Thetford's statement; letter from J. Thomas of Baltimore dated August 12, 1858; four letters from Charlotte Thetford of Brooklyn, NY dated August 13, 14, 24 and October 15, 1858; six letters from William Thetford from Baltimore jail dated August 28, October 11, 26, November 10, 22, 1858 and January 8, 1859; undated letter from Charlotte Thetford to Thomas H. Hicks, governor of Maryland; sworn statements by Joseph Eastmead, William Slouch, and Robert Davis of Brooklyn, NY dated November 5, 1858 and December 17, 1858 and signed by Henry T. Taber, Commissioner of Deeds; case notes dated March 8, 9, 14, 1858 and August 18, 1860.
Creator:Preston, William P.
Thetford, William
Thetford, Charlotte
Thomas, J.
Eastmead, Joseph
Souch, William
Davis, Robert
Contributor:Taber, Henry T.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
New York
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Topical subjects:Trials
Prisoners -- Correspondence
Hicks, Thomas Holliday, 1798-1865 -- Correspondence
ArchivesUM location:Preston Family Papers
  • series 5
  • box 8
  • folder 28
  • accession 72-12
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Personal and Family Lives
War, Military
Women's Studies
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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