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Certificate of freedom for Negro man, Ben - signed by William Ritchie, May 15, 1809

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Summary:Certificate of freedom for Negro man, Ben - signed by William Ritchie.
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: 1801-1810
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Frederick County
Topical subjects:Slavery -- Maryland
African Americans
Free African Americans
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 4774
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Personal and Family Lives
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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