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United States vs Jason L. Pendleton, 1840, 1844-1846

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Summary:Letters relating to the case of United States vs. Jason L. Pendleton, Captain of the Brig Montevideo, for involvement in the slave trade. Records include: letter from James Birckhead in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to John Glenn in Baltimore, Maryland, dated July 21, 1840; three letters from Alexander Riddell in Rio de Janeiro to Jason L. Pendleton aboard the Montevideo, dated June 25, 1844, July 5, 1844, and August 1, 1844; certificate in Portuguese signed by US Vice-Consul Domingos Rodrigues Souto, Jason L. Pendleton, Robert Baker, and James Robertson, dated June 1844; two letters from Robert Baker in Baltimore Jail to the President of the United States, dated December 18 and 21, 1845; copy of docket entries from trial in District Court of Maryland, dated June 1845 and signed by Thomas Spiers; Letter to William P. Preston from Jason L. Pendleton from Baltimore Prison, dated June 28, 1846.
Creator:Pendleton, Jason L.
Birckhead, James
Riddell, Alexander
Baker, Robert
Spiers, Thomas
Contributor:Souto, Domingos Rodgrigues
Robertson, James
Place of origin – Continent:South America
North America
Place of origin – Country:Federative Republic of Brazil
United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Genre:Law & legal affairs
ArchivesUM location:Preston Family papers
  • series 5
  • box 8
  • folder 31
  • 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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