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[Thomas] Lawrence, petitioner's attorney, Frederick County: Autographed document signed, May 23, 1814, petition for freedom by Negro James against Gilbert Kemp for illegally holding him in slavery, contrary to "An act relating to Negroes and to repeal the Acts of Assemby herein mentioned", May 23, 1814

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Summary:[Thomas] Lawrence, petitioner's attorney, Frederick County: Autographed document signed, May 23, 1814, petition for freedom by Negro James against Gilbert Kemp for illegally holding him in slavery, contrary to "An act relating to Negroes and to repeal the Acts of Assembly herein mentioned", [Frederick County], May 23, 1814.
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: 1811-1820
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Slavery -- Maryland
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 2554
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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