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Cecil County Orphan’s Court order for citation and summons


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."




Collection Number

MS 1281


2 pages

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