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Proof of ownership of Charles Franklin

Description

A "Proof of Ownership" form stating that Littleton P. Franklin of Worcester County, Maryland, "was the owner of Charles Franklin (a man of African descent) at the time of his enlistment...in the 7th Regiment United States Colored Troops." The form is signed by the claimant, two witnesses, an officer, and a clerk.

Date

1865-04-11

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 1860

Dimensions

8.5 x 14 inches

Extent

1 page

Resource ID

12229

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.