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Extracts from the Curtis Jacobs diary and account book

Description

Eleven pages from the diary and account book of Curtis Jacobs, a wealthy Maryland planter, state legislator, and ardent supporter of slavery. These excerpts from his journal offer his reflections on the Union Army's recruitment of enslaved people in Maryland, the 1864 state constitution and Emancipation Day, and the enslaved people he lost with compensation when slavery was abolished.

Date

1856-06-26

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 3036

Extent

11 pages (from 1 volume)

Catalog Number

MS 3036

Resource ID

10217

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.