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Proof of filing deed of manumission for Charles Franklin

Description

A form serving as proof that Littleton P. Franklin filed a valid "Deed of Manumission and Release of Service, of Charles Franklin" with the Office of the Board of Claims for slaves enlisted in U. S. service. The form is one of several documents required to file a slave compensation claim against the Federal government for the loss of a slave's services once they enlisted in the military.

Date

1864-09-28

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 1860

Dimensions

7.5 x 6.5 inches

Extent

1 page

Resource ID

12232

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.