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J. [Dinend?], Baltimore County Justice of the Peace: Autograph document signed, July 18, 1818, permission for Ignatius Shorter, a black man, to go to Frederick Town to obtain a copy of his certificate of freedom, which was destroyed in a barn fire; on verso, oath made to Thomas W. Morgan, Frederick County Justice of the Peace, on July 22, 1818, by Nace Shorter that his certificate of freedom was destroyed in a barn fire, July 18, 1818 - July 22, 1818

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Summary:J. [Dinend?], Baltimore County Justice of the Peace: Autograph document signed, July 18, 1818, permission for Ignatius Shorter, a black man, to go to Frederick Town to obtain a copy of his certificate of freedom, which was destroyed in a barn fire; on verso, oath made to Thomas W. Morgan, Frederick County Justice of the Peace, on July 22, 1818, by Nace Shorter that his certificate of freedom was destroyed in a barn fire, [Baltimore County], July 18, 1818 - July 22, 1818.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Baltimore 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
African Americans
Free African Americans
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 2589
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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