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Manumission from John Chew Thomas to 'Sundry Negroes'

Description

A deed of manumission from John Chew Thomas addressed to "Sundry Negroes," and serving to free dozens of enslaved individuals. The first page of the document lists the names and ages of these individuals.

Date

1812-02-12

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 2139

Extent

12 pages

Resource ID

2335

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.