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Cecil County Orphan's Court order for citation and summons

Description

An order from the Cecil County Orphan's Court to John B. Hays Constable "to cite and summon Mat Anderson, Sam Anderson, and Perry McHerd and his children" to appear in Orphans' Court in Elkton, Maryland. The reason for the summons is stated as: "To answer complaint against them as free negroes living without visible means of subsistence."

Date

1846-06-12

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 1281

Extent

2 pages

Resource ID

12243

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.