MSA SC 4239
compiled by Dr. Loren Schweninger from Maryland State Archives records for
"Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks: Petitions to Maryland"
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    * ALLEGANY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [T1782-1-6-1] 6 Tilghman Belt vs George Thistle, Thomas Monnett, and John Slagle MSA SC 4239-7-1
    * ALLEGANY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [T1782-3-142] 142 David Lynn and William McMahon vs. Roger Perry MSA SC 4239-7-2
    * ALLEGANY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [T1782-3-181] 181 Petition of Charles V. Swearingen 14 February 1821; decree of court 25 October 1834 MSA SC 4239-7-3
    * ALLEGANY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [T1782-3-219-1] 219 Catherine Heckrote vs. William Heckrote MSA SC 4239-7-4

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    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Court Papers) [T391-1] Petition of Charity Ridgely for Benefit of Insolvent MSA SC 4239-8-1
 
 
 

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    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-1] OS 9 Solomon G. Chaney vs. Shelby Clark MSA SC 4239-9-1
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-6] OS 47 Joseph Jenkins & wife vs. Joseph Rainor MSA SC 4239-9-2
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-10] OS 79 Harriett Ann Watkins vs William Watkins MSA SC 4239-9-3
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-12] OS 96 Frank Stockett et al. vs Charles Stockett MSA SC 4239-9-4
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-12] OS 97 Emerald Lawrence et al. vs. Ethelinda Lawrence et al. MSA SC 4239-9-5
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-14] OS 119 Edward McCeney et al. vs. James Deale MSA SC 4239-9-6
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-16] OS 130 James Turner et al. vs. Ann Warfield et al. MSA SC 4239-9-7
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-22] OS 176 Richard Drury et al. vs. John Hill and James Hill MSA SC 4239-9-8
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-23] OS 187 Margery A. Wells vs. James H. Wells MSA SC 4239-9-9
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-24] OS 195 Catherine Barber vs. John Barber MSA SC 4239-9-10
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-27] OS 219 William Hall vs. Margaret Hall MSA SC 4239-9-11
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-28] OS 234 Joseph Hill et al. vs. John W. Greenwell MSA SC 4239-9-12
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-32] OS 259 Jonathan Marriott vs. Nathan Watts MSA SC 4239-9-13
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-32] OS 268 Samuel Ridout vs. Rachel Tydings MSA SC 4239-9-14
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-34] OS 295 Nathan E. Berry vs. Dr. William Ghiselin MSA SC 4239-9-15
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-34] OS 297 William Urquehart vs Anne Urquehart MSA SC 4239-9-16
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-34] OS 298 Stephen L. Lee vs. Caroline E. Lee MSA SC 4239-9-17
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-35] OS 311 Mary Ann Brown vs. Charles Brown et al. MSA SC 4239-9-18
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-36] OS 318 Harriet Schwrar vs. Philip Schwrar MSA SC 4239-9-19
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [C70-42] OS 360 Emma Weedon vs. William S. Weedon MSA SC 4239-9-20

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    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Petitions) [C127-1] Petition of Lemuel G. Taylor MSA SC 4239-10-1
    * ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [C128-1] Nancy and George Hynson vs. Levin Woolford MSA SC 4239-11-1

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    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of James Norris 10 June 1789 MSA SC 4239-14-1
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of William Gordon ca. [1790s] MSA SC 4239-14-2
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Abel Headington 15 December 1790 MSA SC 4239-14-3
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Samuel Merryman 25 October 1791 MSA SC 4239-14-4
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of James Hughes 16 December 1791 MSA SC 4239-14-5
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Matthew Cock 1792 MSA SC 4239-14-6
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of James Davidson 1792 MSA SC 4239-14-7
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of John Given 15 August 1792 MSA SC 4239-14-8
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Catherine Oliver 10 February 1793 MSA SC 4239-14-9
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Rebecca Murray 1793 MSA SC 4239-14-10
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of William Litzinger 1794 MSA SC 4239-14-11
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of George Fitzhugh October 1795 MSA SC 4239-14-12
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Jacob Sampson 1797 MSA SC 4239-14-13
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Helen Burk 13 October 1797 MSA SC 4239-14-14
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of William Mathews 23 May 1798 MSA SC 4239-14-15
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] George Duttero vs. Thomas Greenwood petition of George Duttero 1797;
            answer 13 June 1794 Request to sell house and slave MSA SC 4239-14-16
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Johnza Dorsey 11 June 1799 MSA SC 4239-14-17
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Charles Later 30 April 1800 MSA SC 4239-14-18
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of William Baldwin 1800 MSA SC 4239-14-19
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Richard Chenoweth 1800 MSA SC 4239-14-20
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Joshua Dorsey 9 April 1800 MSA SC 4239-14-21
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Thomas Derochrune 27 July 1803 MSA SC 4239-14-22
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Elizabeth Merryman 30 April 1803 MSA SC 4239-14-23
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Rebecca Osborn 8 October 1803 MSA SC 4239-14-24
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of John Yeiser, Jr. 30 November 1803; answer of John Holliday
            [1803] MSA SC 4239-14-25
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Aquila Miles 10 December 1803 MSA SC 4239-14-26
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Thomas Johnson 24 October 1804 MSA SC 4239-14-27
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Rebecca Young 12 October 1805 MSA SC 4239-14-28
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Benjamin Hart 1806 MSA SC 4239-14-29
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Philemon Towson 1806 MSA SC 4239-14-30
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Kinsey and John Johns 1806 MSA SC 4239-14-31
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Kinsey Johns 1807 Johns raised "from its infancy"
            a free Negro boy named Clem "aged about thirteen years whose father is a slave and whose mother now deceased was a free woman, and cousin of
            your petitioner"; asked that Clem be bound to his brother James Johns MSA SC 4239-14-32
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Loluthaiel Cole 11 February 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-33
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Philip Chamberlain 4 March 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-34
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Sarah Wolf 20 July 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-35
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Elizabeth Hayes 17 November 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-36
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Joseph Bend 29 November 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-37
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of John Standiford 12 December 1807 MSA SC 4239-14-38
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Joseph G. J. Bend 4 March 1808 MSA SC 4239-14-39
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Henry Middleton 14 April 1808 MSA SC 4239-14-40
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Charlotte Peck 18 March 1809 MSA SC 4239-14-41
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of William Winchester 26 April 1809 MSA SC 4239-14-42
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Mary Eislen 15 November 1809 MSA SC 4239-14-43
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Luke Thomas 22 November 1809 MSA SC 4239-14-44
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of George Jours 10 January 1810 MSA SC 4239-14-45
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Adam Baker 12 April 1811; depositions of Kerr et al. 15 January 1811; depositions of Martin et al. 15 January 1811; letter 8 August 1795; depositions 5 June 1811 Case involving estate of Thomas Thuat who lived in the West Indies and had a black daughter MSA SC 4239-14-46
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Alexis Lemmon 19 April 1811 MSA SC 4239-14-47
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Lucy Roe Vs. Joseph Roach petition 25 July 1811; answer [1811]; exception [1811] Slave Daphney sold without permission of estate MSA SC 4239-14-48
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Petition of Job Smith 1812 MSA SC 4239-14-49
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-179] Nicholas Leeke vs. John Pearce petition 27 May 1812 Negro Perry, belonging to the estate of petitioner's ward, was violently removed from the home of petitioner by Catherine Pearce, former guardian of ward MSA SC 4239-14-50
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Nancy M. Hanna 12 September 1812 MSA SC 4239-14-51
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Edward Fondall 1813 MSA SC 4239-14-52
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Achsah Owings 1813 MSA SC 4239-14-53
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] James Helsey vs. William Hitchcock petition 12 January 1813 Plaintiff claiming ownership of slave Isaac in the possession of William Hitchcock MSA SC 4239-14-54
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Jacob Forty 9 June 1813 Free black seeks to take out letters of administration on the personal property of free black sailor Peter Baker who died at sea MSA SC 4239-14-55
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of E. Dall 28 May 1814 MSA SC 4239-14-56
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of John Davis 1815 MSA SC 4239-14-57
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of John Gorham 1816 MSA SC 4239-14-58
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Nicholas Owings 30 November 1816 MSA SC 4239-14-59
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Mary Arnold 1817; anwser of William Shaw 5 March 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-60
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of James Alcorn 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-61
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Uria Brown 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-62
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Priscilla McConnell 19 April 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-63
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Jane Choate 25 July 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-64
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of R. B. Magruder 5 November 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-65
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Joseph Rogers 12 December 1817 MSA SC 4239-14-66
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of William McMechin 1818 MSA SC 4239-14-67
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Dealy Standiford 1818 MSA SC 4239-14-68
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of William Yarley 20 March 1818 MSA SC 4239-14-69
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Benjamin Bowen vs. William Cook petition 25 May 1818 Security holders for an estate charge that guardian for infant children of Ephraim Stansbury illegally sold "a Negro man belonging to the said children" MSA SC 4239-14-70
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Charles Mitchell vs. Edward Gray petition 13 January 1819; answer 1 February 1819; indenture 3 September 1818; court order November 1818; assignment 22 January 1818 Free black boy indentured to New York to learn navigation, but was imprisoned in Baltimore by a man named Bishop who planned to sell him to Georgia MSA SC 4239-14-71
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] William Smith vs. Joshua Lewis petition 10 February 1819; answer 14 April 1819; questions and interrogation 30 April 1819 Creditors of estate of Eli Simkins charge that certain personal property including slaves was not listed in executor's accounts; "Were there not certain negroes which were in the family of the said Eli Simkins as domestics Were they not Slaves?" MSA SC 4239-14-72
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of John Dubernat 22 February 1819 MSA SC 4239-14-73
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Edward Howard 1 April 1819 MSA SC 4239-14-74
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] John Mauldin vs. Negro Ben petition 19 May 1819 Free Negro girl Harriett, whose mother died, was taken away from petitioner by "a negro man named Ben" MSA SC 4239-14-75
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Jane Matthew vs. Mary Smith et al. petition 20 August 1819 Illiterate white said a "certain Black Girl" named Mary Smith was placed with him by her maternal grandmother for protection, but the slave father had now taken Mary MSA SC 4239-14-76
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Charles Hamell vs. Joseph Jackson petition 19 December 1819 Free black apprentice plasterer runs away to his mother Deliah Jackson MSA SC 4239-14-77
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Negro Rachel 1819 MSA SC 4239-14-78
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] James Hughes et al. vs. John Bell petition 19 January 1820; answer 29 January 1820 Insolvent heir of an estate is "determined to sell without permission two Negroes belonging to said Estate particularly, a young & valuable Negro man now lately under hire" MSA SC 4239-14-79
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Mary Bastille 19 August 1820; answer 20 August 1820; certificate 26 August 1820; depositions 20 August 1820 MSA SC 4239-14-80
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Benedict F. Van Pradelles vs. Charlotte Owings petition 25 August 1820 Dispute over ownership of slaves belonging to an estate MSA SC 4239-14-81
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Sarah McAllistor 23 April 1821 MSA SC 4239-14-82
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Robert N. Johnson 11 September 1821 MSA SC 4239-14-83
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Abraham Waller vs. John Jillard petition 22 January 1822 Husband of heir to estate claims that executor does not account for all the return of hired slaves in a trust MSA SC 4239-14-84
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Benedict Sanders 8 August 1822; statement of estate [1822] MSA SC 4239-14-85
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of William Brown et al. 11 September 1822 MSA SC 4239-14-86
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Peter Cazeause October 1822 MSA SC 4239-14-87
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Eleanor Leonard vs. John Clark petition 8 October 1822 Wife of slaveowner seeks to protect "a Negro woman, who has been long in the Family and a Negro Girl" from creditors to husband's estate MSA SC 4239-14-88
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Elizabeth Lindall 17 December 1822 MSA SC 4239-14-89
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Eliza Ringgold 21 December 1822 MSA SC 4239-14-90
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Abraham Sellers 1823 MSA SC 4239-14-91
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of John Hiller 7 February 1823 MSA SC 4239-14-92
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Elizabeth Lynch 15 March 1823 MSA SC 4239-14-93
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Uria Brown 9 May 1822 MSA SC 4239-14-94
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Jane Armstrong 19 September 1823 MSA SC 4239-14-95
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Rebecca Chapman 23 December 1823 MSA SC 4239-14-96
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of James Masher 9 August 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-97
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Henry Odell 30 September 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-98
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Sarah Norris 18 October 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-99
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Eleanor Leonard 20 January 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-100
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Joshua Pearce 18 February 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-101
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Wiley vs. Pearce petition 10 March 1824; petition 11 March 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-102
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Basil Stevenson et al. 19 March 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-103
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of William Shipley 26 March 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-104
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Sarah Seddon 30 March 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-105
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Philip Bowen 10 April 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-106
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of Catharine McNeal 24 April 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-107
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Hiller vs. Dickson petition 10 June 1824; answer 10 August 1824 MSA SC 4239-14-108
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Wilson vs. Cooper petition 22 January 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-109
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-180] Petition of James Graham 29 June 1825; answer 30 June 1825; bill of sale 29 June 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-110
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Edward Choat 13 September 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-111
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Levi Browning vs. Mary Ann Browning petition 6 December 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-112
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Rebecca Freeman 20 December 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-113
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Rebecca Freeman 21 December 1825 MSA SC 4239-14-114
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Elizabeth Bosley 7 February 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-115
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Margaret Hanna 18 February 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-116
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] James Robinson vs. John Walker petition 26 March 1826; will of James Robinson 21 October 1821 MSA SC 4239-14-117
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of James Clark 18 July 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-118
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Sarah Yundt 23 September 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-119
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Thomas Lawrence 6 October 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-120
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Mary C. Spence 15 November 1826 MSA SC 4239-14-121
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of George Bartlett et al. 31 January 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-122
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Joseph R. Foard 3 February 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-123
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Keziah Stansbury 26 February 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-124
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Joshua Fennell 7 March 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-125
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of William Stewart 13 April 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-126
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Benjamin Wheeler 2 May 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-127
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Simon Guthrow 25 July 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-128
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Ester, Susan, and Charlotte vs. Amos Ogden petition 1 September 1827 Problems of manumitted slaves MSA SC 4239-14-129
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Jonas Pumington 19 December 1827 MSA SC 4239-14-130
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Charles Wooden 15 January 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-131
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Thomas Peters 2 June 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-132
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Job G. Stansbury 17 June 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-133
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Job G. Stansbury 19 July 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-134
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Jabez McGill 18 August 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-135
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of B. U. Campbell 28 November 1828 MSA SC 4239-14-136
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of A. W. Worthington 27 May 1829 MSA SC 4239-14-137
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Thomas H. Cooper 24 December 1829 MSA SC 4239-14-138
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of George Warner 22 January 1830 MSA SC 4239-14-139
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Nicholas Hutchins vs. James Graham petition 12 June 1830; order of the court #1 17 June 1830; order of the court #2 17 June 1830 Vicious slave part of a guardianship case MSA SC 4239-14-140
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Augustus Garret 18 August 1830 MSA SC 4239-14-141
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Nathaniel C. Dare 11 November 1830 MSA SC 4239-14-142
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Dennis Marsh 4 January 1831 MSA SC 4239-14-143
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Prudence Bennett 15 February 1831 MSA SC 4239-14-144
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Ann F. Williams 15 June 1831 MSA SC 4239-14-145
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Lavinia Pendleton 6 March 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-146
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of John B. Smith 14 April 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-147
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Lydia Hughes 25 April 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-148
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Sally Allen 11 May 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-149
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Goodwin vs. Keavin petition 11 May 1832; answer 21 May 1832; deposition 22 May 1832; deposition 26 May 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-150
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Daniel Bender 15 November 1832 MSA SC 4239-14-151
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Charles Carroll 31 December 1832; depositions 11 February 1833; amended petition 11 February 1833; bill of costs 18 March 1833 MSA SC 4239-14-152
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Charles Carroll et al. 10 May 1833 MSA SC 4239-14-153
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-181] Petition of Charles Harper 15 May 1833; Petition of Thomas Johnson 10 June 1833; Petition of Julia A. M. Gist 14 November 1833 MSA SC 4239-14-154
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of William G. Gorsuch 11 February 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-155
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Catharine Holmes 5 April 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-156
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Sally Williams 6 June 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-157
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John H. B. Latrobe 30 June 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-158
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Richard Younger 14 August 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-159
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Edward B. Stansbury 15 October 1834 MSA SC 4239-14-160
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Richard Johns 14 January 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-161
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Charles Carroll et al. for sale of "certain Negroes on the Folly Farm" 3 March 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-162
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Charles Carroll et al. for sale of "certain Negroes on Doughoragen Manor" 3 March 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-163
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Henry Hall 29 May 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-164
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Lyde Goodwin 26 June 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-165
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Robert Morrow 10 September 1835 MSA SC 4239-14-166
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Eliza Zane vs. Maria Cordery petition 30 December 1835; answer 4 April 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-167
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Emanuel T. J. Woodward 7 January 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-168
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Charles Baker 22 January 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-169
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Harriet Stansbury 29 March 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-170
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Mary Williams vs. Frederick Richter petition 9 May 1836; answer 20 May 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-171
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Negro Flora Noble et al. vs. Wilson petition 13 May 1836; answer 17 May 1836; order of the court 17 May 1836; supplemental answer 10 June 1836; order of the court 10 June 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-172
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Charles E. Benson 10 June 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-173
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of William Cole 13 September 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-174
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of James Fowler 1 November 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-175
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Edward Hinkley 14 December 1836 MSA SC 4239-14-176
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Thomas Bond 16 February 1837 MSA SC 4239-14-177
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] John W. Onion vs. Baker petition 4 April 1837 MSA SC 4239-14-178
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Benjamin Wilson vs. Ann Goodwin petition 16 August 1837; answer 17 August 1837 MSA SC 4239-14-179
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] George Lamb v. Ann D. Woodward petition 29 March 1838 MSA SC 4239-14-180
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John Durborow 8 September 1838 MSA SC 4239-14-181
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Hammond vs. Inglehart petition 10 October 1838; petition 10 October 1838 MSA SC 4239-14-182
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of William W. Hall 12 March 1839 MSA SC 4239-14-183
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Henry Fulford 19 June 1839 MSA SC 4239-14-184
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Thomas Gorsuch vs. John W. Onion petition 6 July 1839 MSA SC 4239-14-185
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Negro Peter McClure vs. Joseph Matthews petition 30 September 1839; answer 5 October 1839; order of court 5 October 1839 MSA SC 4239-14-186
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Eliza W. Finley 10 December 1840 MSA SC 4239-14-187
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Frances Davidson 6 March 1841 MSA SC 4239-14-188
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Nicholas Lehman 8 September 1841 MSA SC 4239-14-189
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John Panell 8 September 1841 MSA SC 4239-14-190
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of George Ellicott 5 November 1841 MSA SC 4239-14-191
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John Duvall 23 March 1842 MSA SC 4239-14-192
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Jacob Schroeder vs. Cassandra Ford petition 15 December 1842; answer 17 December 1842 MSA SC 4239-14-193
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Thomas Harrison 8 February 1843 MSA SC 4239-14-194
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Jackson vs. Ann Warner petition 16 February 1843 MSA SC 4239-14-195
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Mary E. Kilty 22 November 1843 MSA SC 4239-14-196
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Ann Shaw 4 March 1844 MSA SC 4239-14-197
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of James Mason Campbell 8 May 1845 MSA SC 4239-14-198
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Harriet Solomon 24 May 1845 MSA SC 4239-14-199
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Samuel Hopkins 9 October 1845 MSA SC 4239-14-200
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Henry B. Atkinson 3 December 1845 MSA SC 4239-14-201
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Ann Sutliff 12 January 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-202
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Negro Ellen et al. 15 January 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-203
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Winston vs. Gallagher petition 4 August 1846; answer 26 August 1846; note 29 November 1841; bill of sale 3 July 1832; bill of sale 13 November 1840 MSA SC 4239-14-204
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Samuel Hopkins 5 September 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-205
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Frederick A. Cochran 30 September 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-206
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of William George Krebs 6 October 1846; opinion 6 October 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-207
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition and declaration of Susan Green et al. 2 November 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-208
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Samuel Hopkins 30 November 1846; order of the court 19 November 1846; order of the court 1 December 1846; notice of sale 27 November 1846 MSA SC 4239-14-209
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Nicholas Foster, Jr. 10 February 1847 MSA SC 4239-14-210
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Gibson Vs. Hall petition 6 March 1847; answer 6 March 1847 MSA SC 4239-14-211
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Negro Ellen and her children 30 March 1847 MSA SC 4239-14-212
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Michael Pue 15 October 1847 MSA SC 4239-14-213
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Franklin vs. Freeborn G. Waters petition 2 December 1847 MSA SC 4239-14-214
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Davis vs. Knighton petition 13 March 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-215
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John Griffis 13 May 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-216
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Bacon vs. Negro boy John Thomas petition 6 June 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-217
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Russell vs. Galloway petition 21 June 1848; indenture 17 July 1841; answer 30 June 1848; deposition 5 July 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-218
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Fountaine vs. Negro girl Amanda petition 7 September 1848; petition 19 September 1848; extract from will 15 September 1848; bill of sale 11 September 1848; order of the court 16 September 1848; order of the court 20 September 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-219
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Piggot vs. Thompson petition 11 September 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-220
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Lucien B. Wright vs. Negro Anna Fisher petition 27 September 1848 MSA SC 4239-14-221
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Ann Meyer 31 March 1849 MSA SC 4239-14-222
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of John Griffis 17 May 1849 MSA SC 4239-14-223
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Mathias Linthicum 9 October 1850 MSA SC 4239-14-224
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of Ulrich B. Stammen et al. 22 October 1849 MSA SC 4239-14-225
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of William George Krebs 31 October 1849 MSA SC 4239-14-226
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Bosley vs. Worrel, a slave petition 3 August 1850; petition 6 September 1850; order for citation 8 August 1850; order of the court 20 August 1850; order of the court 9 September 1850 MSA SC 4239-14-227
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Hoffacker vs. Hoffman petition 15 June 1850; answer 21 June 1850 MSA SC 4239-14-228
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Joshua Gent vs. Negro Boy Benjamin Cook petition 5 February 1851; order of the court 5 February 1851; order of the court 15 February 1851 MSA SC 4239-14-229
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Snowden vs. Hales petition 26 April 1851; answer 26 April 1851; exhibit 26 April 1851; census page 1850 [USMSPC, Balt. Co., 2nd Dist. p. 30]; order of the court 26 April 1851 Free black father seeking return of apprenticed son MSA SC 4239-14-230
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-182] Petition of James McGuire 6 December 1851 MSA SC 4239-14-231
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of William Whyte 8 July 1851; order of court 8 July 1851 MSA SC 4239-14-232
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Johnson vs. Alexander petition 11 March 1852; answer 17 April 1852; order of court 27 May 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-233
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of J. Maybury Turner 17 April 1852; order of court 17 April 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-234
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Waters vs. Butler petition 8 July 1852; order of court 20 July 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-235
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of William Clagette 13 July 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-236
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Stokely vs. Morris petition 31 July 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-237
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Allbright vs. Moore petition 21 August 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-238
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Boyd vs. Burke petition 5 October 1852; order of court 6 October 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-239
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Richard Turner 8 October 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-240
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Jane G. Doyle 20 November 1852 MSA SC 4239-14-241
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Heckrotte vs. Grey petition 15 January 1853; order of court 15 January 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-242
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Bowers vs. Bowers petition 18 March 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-243
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Ann M. E. Johnston 25 May 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-244
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Orndorff vs. Negro Rachel Smallwood petition 11 June 1853; order of court 13 June 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-245
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Darius Stansbury 13 June 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-246
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of George Ross 23 July 1853 MSA SC 4239-14-247
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Hart vs. Negro Woman Eliza petition 22 August 1853; deposition 26 August 1853; manumission 29 August 1821; order of court 30 August 1853; order of court 2 October 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-248
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Pickrell vs. Adams Negro Woman petition 23 January 1854; copy bill of sale 25 January 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-249
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Snell vs. Maddox petition 21 March 1854; answer 28 March 1854; order of court 28 March 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-250
 

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    * BALTIMORE CITY SUPERIOR COURT (Chancery Papers) [C168-75] C535 Moses Clayton et al. vs. John Carey et al MSA SC 4239-12-1
    * BALTIMORE CITY SUPERIOR COURT (Chancery Papers) [C168-1286] C48 Mary Barton vs. John Rineman et al MSA SC 4239-12-2
    * BALTIMORE CITY SUPERIOR COURT (Chancery Papers) [C168-1486] C5 Solomon Bowie vs. Philip Marsh MSA SC 4239-12-3
    * BALTIMORE CITY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers A, Miscellaneous) [T53-949-1] African Methodist Bethel Church vs. Joel Carmack et al. MSA SC 4239-13-1
    * BALTIMORE CITY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers A, Miscellaneous) [T53-24] Mary W. E. Burroughs vs. Henry Goodrich MSA SC 4239-13-2

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    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Elijah Bosley 21 March 1854; order of court 21 March 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-251
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Dorsey vs. Johnson petition 14 August 1854; application of Michael Dorsey 14 August 1854; application to bring Johnson to court 7 February 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-252
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Butler vs. Negro Girl Fanny petition 23 August 1854; exhibit 23 August 1854; order of court 24 August 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-253
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Mantz vs. Sawyer petition 25 August 1854; exhibit 25 August 1854; order of court 26 August 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-254
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Davidson vs. Negro Girl Eliza petition 25 September 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-255
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Bolter et al. vs. Wade Petition 17 November 1854; answer 30 November 1854; petition 2 December 1854; petition for dismissal 2 December 1854 Free children of color seek to return to St. Mary's County following the death of their mother and their being bound to a man against their wishes MSA SC 4239-14-256
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Bolter et al. vs. Wade petition 9 December 1854; transcript 9 December 1854; motion of William Wade 13 December 1854; transcript 1855; prayer for appeal 26 April 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-257
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Wood vs. Negro Aralanta petition 23 January 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-258
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Right vs. Moan petition 24 January 1855; answer 8 February 1855; copy of indenture 24 January 1855; petition for dismissal 13 February 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-259
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Porter vs. Slave Albert Levi petition 6 March 1855; order of court 6 March 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-260
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Moan vs. Jones petition 25 April 1855; copy of bills of sale 25 April 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-261
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Kriesmann vs. Negro Burgess petition 27 June 1855; order of court 30 June 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-262
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Jolly vs. Moan petition 6 July 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-263
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Riddel vs. Wilson petition of Lancelot Wilson 4 September 1855; petition 2 October 1855; answer 27 October 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-264
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Sprigg vs. Josephine Murry Col'd docket page 9 October 1855; petition 9 October 1855; copy bill of sale 9 October 1855; order of court 5 November 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-265
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] McPherson vs. Wilson petition 30 October 1855; answer 31 October 1855; order of court 8 November 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-266
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Brooks vs. Negro Girl Hester petition 1 November 1855; withdrawal of petition 2 November 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-267
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Childs vs. Nathaniel Dorsey petition 12 November 1855; order of court 13 November 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-268
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Brooks vs. Slave Hester petition 26 November 1855; order of court 28 November 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-269
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Fardy vs. Daniel petition 8 December 1855; copy orphan's court order April 1855; bill of sale 16 June 1855; order of court 12 December 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-270
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Anderson et al. vs. Negroes Esther et al. petition 20 December 1855; copy of inventory 20 December 1855; copy of Mary Adams' will 20 December 1855; copy Mary Adams division of Negroes 20 December 1855 MSA SC 4239-14-271
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Dorsey vs. Johnson Negro Apprentice docket page 22 January 1856; petition 22 January 1856; exhibits A thru E 15 February 1856; transcript 1856; order of court 16 February 1856; prayer for appeal 16 February 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-272
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Mary Duvall vs. Slave Delia petition 11 February 185[6]; order of court 11 February 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-273
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] James Reed vs. Charles Pines Negro petition 11 February 1856; certificate 11 February 1856; order of court 11 February 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-274
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Samuel Langrall 25 February 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-275
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Robert Ayres 26 June 1856; order of court 26 June 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-276
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Henry A. Inloes 26 August 1856; order of court 26 August 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-277
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Harriet Henry 3 September 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-278
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Humphreys vs. Harris petition 6 October 1856; order of court 6 October 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-279
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Freeman vs. Burgess petition 23 October 1856 MSA SC 4239-14-280
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Wilson vs. Augusta Sprigg Negro Girl petition 2 December 1856; order of court 27 December 1856 [1857 apparently not extant] MSA SC 4239-14-281
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Kearney vs. William Stewart Negro Boy petition 2 February 1858; order of court 6 February 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-282
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Bankard vs. Negro Woman Minerva copy criminal commitment 7 May 1858; petition 12 May 1858; copy bill of sale 12 May 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-283
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Dorsey vs. Johnson Negro Apprentice petition 4 June 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-284
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Wilkinson vs. Phillips petition 11 June 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-285
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Dorman vs. Negro Henrietta petition 18 June 1858; order of court 18 June 1858; copy of bill of sale 20 July 1854 MSA SC 4239-14-286
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Baer vs. Baer petition 26 July 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-287
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Petition of Jane Mason 19 October 1858; order of court 19 October 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-288
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Mills vs. Sales petition 12 November 1858; order of court 2 December 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-289
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-183] Reed vs. Reed petition 13 November 1858 MSA SC 4239-14-290
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Chaney vs. Curtis Negro Girl petition 25 January 1859; court record 27 January 1859; state vs. Eliza Ann Curtis September 1858; order of court 2 February 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-291
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Ensey vs. Matthews Negro Boy petition 14 March 1859; order of court 18 March 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-292
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Jones vs. Amos petition 15 March 1859; answer 26 March 1859; copy of indenture 16 March 1859; order of court 26 March 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-293
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of William E. Beale 21 March 1859; receipt 17 February 1859; order of court 2 April 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-294
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Brashears vs. Turner petition 2 April 1859; order of court 2 April 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-295
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Barnes vs. Clark petition 7 April 1859; order of court 10 August 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-296
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Newman vs. Foulks Col'd Boy petition 26 April 1859; order of court 26 April 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-297
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Richard Pleasants 4 May 1859; order of court 4 May 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-298
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Rich vs. Peters petition 23 July 1859; answer 29 July 1859; order of court 31 August 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-299
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Bankard vs. Saunders petition 28 July 1859; order of court 28 July 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-300
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of J. Newman Hank 29 July 1859; docket page 29 July 1859; order of court 29 July 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-301
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Swearer vs. Dodd Negro Boy petition 10 August 1859; order of court 8 October 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-302
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Creamer vs. Cornish petition 17 August 1859; order of court 18 August 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-303
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Herbert vs. Reilly petition 27 August 1859; answer 30 August 1859; order of court 31 August 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-304
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Rich vs. Peters petition 10 September 1859; order of court 6 September 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-305
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Lewis vs. Whittington Col'd Apprentice petition 23 September 1859; order of court 28 September 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-306
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Pratt vs. Swinney order of court 29 September 1859; petition 29 September 1859; answer 6 October 1859; order of court 6 October 1859 MSA SC 4239-14-307
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Swinney vs. Powell petition 6 January 1860; order of court 15 February 1860; petition 10 September 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-308
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Merryman vs. Boston petition 27 January 1860; order of court 17 February 1860; order of court 8 October 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-309
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Walter T. Baldwin 2 February 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-310
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Murphy vs. Grandison petition 20 February 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-311
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Mullan vs. Egleston petition 8 May 1860; order of court 9 May 1860; order of court 25 June 1860; order of court 11 July 1860; order of court 20 November 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-312
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Mason vs. Winchester petition 15 June 1860; order of court 15 June 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-313
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Spencer vs. Moore Negro Apprentice petition 27 June 1860; order of court 28 June 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-314
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of William E. Bartlett 16 July 1860; exhibit 16 July 1860; order of court 16 July 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-315
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] George vs. George petition 31 July 1860; answer 21 August 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-316
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of James McDaniel 10 August 1860; order of court 13 August 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-317
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of John Van Ness 5 September 1860; affidavit 4 September 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-318
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Wilson vs. Craught Col'd Apprentice petition 19 September 1860; order of court 25 September 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-319
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Nathan Dushane 16 November 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-320
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Whitney vs. Scott petition 27 November 1860; order of court 28 November 1860 MSA SC 4239-14-321
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of John P. Sadtler 6 March 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-322
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Bankard vs. Negro Man Jacob petition 11 March 1861; order of court 14 March 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-323
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of John P. Thomas 12 March 1861; order of court 19 March 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-324
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Gray vs. Whorton petition 15 March 1861; petition 4 April 1861; answer 9 April 1861; order of court 13 April 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-325
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Lloyd W. Williams 28 March 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-326
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Snyder vs. Gough, Colored Apprentice petition 11 April 1861; order of court 24 April 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-327
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of John Williams 16 May 1861; certificate 4 May 1861; deposition 8 May 1861; order of court 16 May 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-328
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Walters vs. Burket, Col'd petition 20 May 1861; indenture 1856; order of court 30 May 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-329
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of John Sadtler 12 July 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-330
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Richenberger vs. Hays Col'd Apprentice petition 9 August 1861; order of court 22 August 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-331
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Chaney vs. Dorbacker petition 30 October 1861; answer 30 November 1861; amended petition 2 December 1861; order of court 3 December 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-332
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Yearley vs. Johnson petition 14 November 1861; letter 23 November 1861; order of court 14 November 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-333
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Cecil vs. Cecil petition 25 November 1861; order of court 19 December 1861; copy of opinion of court of appeals 20 October 1863 MSA SC 4239-14-334
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Atkinson vs. Margaret a Slave petition 2 December 1861; order of court 2 December 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-335
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Martin vs. Smith petition 7 December 1861; indictments for larceny May 1861; notice and certification 1 November 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-336
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Rollins vs. Anderson petition 14 December 1861; answer 3 January 1862; dismissal of case 24 January 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-337
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Start vs. Gross petition 18 December 1861; order of court 18 December 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-338
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Mitchell vs. Wisher petition 31 December 1861; order of court 31 December 1861 MSA SC 4239-14-339
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Martin vs. Johnson, Colored Apprentice petition 8 March 1862; petition 8 April 1862; letter 27 March 1862; order of court 14 March 1862 Black apprentice tells of being beaten "30 licks with a heavy hickry paddle with a number of holes bored thrugh it ... I fanted and lay on the ground 2 hours" MSA SC 4239-14-340
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Start vs. Gross petition 18 April 1862; order of court 18 April 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-341
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of William Snow 12 May 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-342
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Moan vs. James Colored Apprentice petition 13 June 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-343
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Benjamin Hall 7 August 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-344
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Read vs. Mary Cecil, free Negro Girl petition 9 October 1862; order of court 16 October 1862; order of court in relation to binding Negro apprentices 23 November 1864 MSA SC 4239-14-345
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Reed vs. Baker petition 28 October 1862 MSA SC 4239-14-346
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Maggie Garrettson 16 January 1863; order of court 16 January 1863 MSA SC 4239-14-347
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Ridgaway vs. Dangerfield petition 27 August 1863; exceptions of the petitioners 26 September 1863 MSA SC 4239-14-348
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Waterman vs. Anderson petition 6 February 1864; indenture 16 September 1858; order of court 6 February 1864 MSA SC 4239-14-349
    * BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T621-184] Petition of Ruthelia Boston 4 March 1864; order of court 4 March 1864 MSA SC 4239-14-350

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    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-93] C523 McCausland vs. Chamberlain MSA SC 4239-15-1
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-100] C521 Hackett vs. Alexander Briscoe MSA SC 4239-15-2
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-168] C512 Rogers vs. Richard B. Dorsey MSA SC 4239-15-3
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-196] C514 McCausland vs. Stone MSA SC 4239-15-4
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-261] C509 Welsh vs. Giese MSA SC 4239-15-5
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-440] C498 LeBons vs. Young MSA SC 4239-15-6
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-686] C477 Worthington vs. Norris MSA SC 4239-15-7
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-1648] C394 Patterson vs. Gooding MSA SC 4239-15-8
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-1845] C436 Knotts vs. Whayland MSA SC 4239-15-9
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-1866] C436 Haslup vs. Davis MSA SC 4239-15-10
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-2198] C350 Keerl vs. Keerl MSA SC 4239-15-11
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-2274] C340 Colt vs. Hitch MSA SC 4239-15-12
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-2276] C333 Russo vs.Lynch MSA SC 4239-15-13
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-2956] C333 ElizabethTinges vs William Tinges MSA SC 4239-15-14
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-2980] C277 Jorden vs. Jorden MSA SC 4239-15-15
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3102] C332 Jane Lyons vs. John Lyons MSA SC 4239-15-16
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3256] C279 Elizabeth Collins vs. Williams Collins MSA SC 4239-15-17
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3295] C252 Johnson vs. Kendall et al. MSA SC 4239-15-18
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3433] C240 James Bush vs. Trustees of the First Colored Independent Wesleyan Methodist Society of Baltimore MSA SC 4239-15-19
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3881] C194 Morrison vs. Divers MSA SC 4239-15-20
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-3889] C194 Henry Ridgeway vs. Trustees of the First Colored Independent Wesleyan Methodist Society of Baltimore MSA SC 4239-15-21
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-4207] C165 Janes Collins vs. Richardson Collins MSA SC 4239-15-22
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) [C295-4419] C158 Perine vs Graves MSA SC 4239-15-23
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [T696-674] 47 John Bryan et al. vs. Charles Davis and Patrick Lynch MSA SC 4239-16-1
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [T696-675] 90 John Price vs. Michael M. Annacost MSA SC 4239-16-2
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [C399-1] Estate of Matthew Ridley MSA SC 4239-17-1
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [C399-1] Estate of John Stevenson MSA SC 4239-17-2
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [C399-2] Abraham Egleston vs. William Davidson MSA SC 4239-17-3
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [C399-2] Estate of Dr. John Wilmott MSA SC 4239-17-3
 
 

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    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Estate of George Mancear Petition of David Jean 13 January 1852 Administrator asks to sell property including "One Old Negro Woman Nackey Chambers about 60 years old slave for life" MSA SC 4239-18-1
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Estate of David Carlisle petition 10 March 1852 Request to sell personal property "except the negroes" MSA SC 4239-18-2
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Estate of David Carlisle petition 16 April 1852 Request to sell slaves at private sale MSA SC 4239-18-3
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Petition of William Hissey, admin. Mary Green et al. petition 29 May 1852; order of the court 29 May 1852 Request to sell slaves MSA SC 4239-18-4
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Larkin Read vs. James Ward petition 24 August 1852; indenture 1841; receipts for maintaining runaway 25 August 1852; order of the court 24 August 1852 Read seeks extension of service for runaway free colored boy; service extended by twelve months MSA SC 4239-18-5
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Joseph Merryman vs. Augusta Sprigg petition 25 August 1852; indenture 1849; receipts for capturing Augusta 25 August 1852; order of the court 31 August 1852 White man seeks extension of apprenticeship time for his runaway black servant Augusta Sprigg; term extended for twelve months, and Merryman allowed to sell unexpired term MSA SC 4239-18-6
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Petition of Mary Brown 21 September 1852 Free woman of color, age sixteen, seeks to be bound out to Mary A. Pfeltz; both women signed with an X MSA SC 4239-18-7
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Sarah Hicks vs. Salathiel Cole copy of petition 6 October 1852; copy of deposition 6 October 1852; order of the court 13 October 1852 Fight among legatees concerning distribution of "issue and increase" MSA SC 4239-18-8
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Estate of [Richard] Emory petition 19 November 1852; order of the court 23 November 1852 Discussion of ownership of slave property MSA SC 4239-18-9
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] In the Matter of Administration of Joseph J. Speed petition 8 December 1852; order of court 8 December 1852 Petition relating to "little negro girls," one of whom was "paralysed from the effects of small pox, so that it is entirely helpless and utterly worthless and of no value"; request to sell children at private sale since they could could not be sold at public auction; request granted MSA SC 4239-18-10
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Petition of Luke Pearce petition 22 December 1852 Asks to sell personal property except slaves MSA SC 4239-18-11
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] William Stewart vs. John Bacon petition 20 May 1853; order of the court 12 March 1856 Apprentice Negro absconds; petitioner seeks extension of time of service; term extended 12 months; permission for sale granted MSA SC 4239-18-12
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] William Stewart vs. Daniel Myers petition 23 May 1853; order of the court 23 May 1853 Stewart seeks to have jailer Myers release apprentice John Bacon; request granted MSA SC 4239-18-13
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] In the Matter of Negro Matilda petition of Richard Hutchens 22 June 1853; exhibit 22 June 1853; order of the court 22 June 1853 Petitioner seeks to sell slave out of state; permission granted MSA SC 4239-18-14
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Guardianship of James Brian and William Brian petition of Alice Ann Henderson 5 July 1853; exhibit A, list of personal property, 5 July 1853 Guardians seek to sell slaves MSA SC 4239-18-15
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Guardianship of William Brian and James Brian petition of George Henderson and Alice Henderson 19 July 1853 Request to sell slave for less than appraisement MSA SC 4239-18-16
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Salathiel Cole vs. Abraham Ensor petition 11 October 1853; order of the court 11 October 1853 Petition to sell slaves granted MSA SC 4239-18-17
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Petition of Nancy C. Lyon petition 18 October 1853; indenture 1849 Lyon seeks to transfer indenture of black for unexpired term MSA SC 4239-18-18
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Peter W. Gibbons vs. John Thomas Gray petition 22 November 1853; order of the court 22 November 1853; order of the court 30 November 1853; receipt of expenses Negro apprentice John Thomas Gray runs away; court grants plaintiff permission to sell unexpired term MSA SC 4239-18-19
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Artridge Cole's Estate petition 21 March 1854; petition 21 March 1854; certificate of D. Lawrence 17 January 1854; order of the court 22 March 1854; order of the court 29 March 1854 Seeks to sell Negro boy Joseph and girl Rachael at private sales; authorized by court MSA SC 4239-18-20
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] George D. Reese vs. Negro James Henry Curtis petition 19 April 1854; indenture 1848; order of the court 23 June 1852 Estate administrator seeks to retain indentured servant MSA SC 4239-18-21
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Lewis Griffith vs. Negro Plato petition 30 May 1854; bill of sale 27 April 1846; order of the court 30 May 1854 slave to serve until age twenty-five, but absconds; seeks to to extend term of service MSA SC 4239-18-22
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Robert H. Hammett's Estate petition 12 July 1854; supplemental petition 28 November 1854; order of the court 29 November 1854 Eliza Hammett claims that she owns two slaves in an estate MSA SC 4239-18-23
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] David H. White vs. Negro Girl Augusta Sprigg petition 26 July 1854; order of the court 26 July 1854; order of the court 26 March 1856 Seeks extension of term for runaway; extended one year MSA SC 4239-18-24
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Richard Jackson and wife vs. G. W. Lawrence petition 2 September 1854 Free black parents sue George Lawrence claiming that their son, between thirteen and fourteen was apprenticed "without the Knowledge, Consent or authority of Your petitioners" who "have a family of children, which by honest labour, are and attentions, they are bringing up to habits of industry and goods morals" MSA SC 4239-18-25
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Guardianship for Children of John Wye, decd petition 20 September 1854 Free black killed in railroad accident MSA SC 4239-18-26
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] John Lewis vs. Negro Edward petition 11 October 1854; answer 1854; order of the court 11 October 1854 Indentured black Edward Smith "on various occasions absents himself from the service of his said Master who on account of Physical inability cannot properly chastise him. . ." MSA SC 4239-18-27
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-450] Daniel Lee vs. Negro Thomas Linn petition 7 November 1854; order of the court 8 November 1854; order of the court 8 November 1854 Plaintiff seeks extension of service for runaway apprentice; courts permits sale MSA SC 4239-18-28
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Caleb D. Owings vs. Elias Burgess petition 9 January 1855; petition 12 February 1855; copy of indenture 1855; expenses incurred, n.d.; order of the court 10 January 1855; order of the court 13 February 1855; order of the court 13 February 1855 Slave runs away after Owings purchased an unexpired term of service; court grants authority to sell term of service MSA SC 4239-18-29
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Joshua Zimmerman ex parte petition 15 January 1855; indenture 1852; court proceedings 24 January 1855 Seeks to cancel an indenture of a Negro chimney sweep MSA SC 4239-18-30
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Hiram Kaufman vs. Negro Boy Isaac Cork petition 21 February 1855; petition 27 February 1855; indenture 1853; expenses, n.d.; order of the court 21 February 1855; order of the court 27 February 1855 Slave runs away from master, absent for more than two months at a time; court grants authority to sell term of service MSA SC 4239-18-31
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Mary Jane Wilson vs. Arminta petition 7 May 1855; expenses 7 August 1855; extract of Robert Hall's will 7 August 1855 Apprenticed black runs away MSA SC 4239-18-32
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] George M. Hiss vs. Negro Caroline petition 5 September 1855; bill of sale 23 February 1855 Slave apprenticed for a number of years runs away MSA SC 4239-18-33
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of William E. Grimes petition 2 October 1855; order of the court 2 October 1855 Guardian asks to sell an unmanageable female slave being "apprehensive she may abscond" MSA SC 4239-18-34
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Hezekiah Linthicum vs. Ann Marie Carter petition 6 November 1855; answer 13 November 1855 Free woman of color apprentices her infant child to a white man so when he grows up he can learn the "art and mystery of a farmer"; when he grows up he leaves and suit is brought MSA SC 4239-18-35
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Estate of Rosebay Carr Petition of John Coates 20 November 1855 Estate administrator seeks to sell slaves MSA SC 4239-18-36
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] James M. Brannon vs. Negro Uriah petition 15 April 1856; bill of sale 10 January 1856; order of the court 15 April 1856 Brannon owned slave-for-a-term-of-years Uriah Young but slave "exhibited bad and vicious habits, refusing to obey orders, or do work"; plaintiff was authorized to sell slave out of the state MSA SC 4239-18-37
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Charles T. Cockey vs. Louisa Harris petition 29 April 1856; order of the court 30 April 1856 Cockey seeks to sell twenty-year-old mulatto Louisa Harris "a slave for a Term of Years whose conduct he alleges is notoriously vicious & turbulent and dangerous to the safety of himself and family"; court ordered sale "beyond the limits of the State of Maryland" MSA SC 4239-18-38
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of John Bosley petition 14 May 1856; order of the court 14 May 1856 Seeks to sell Negro George, a runaway; court ordered extension of service for one year--to December 1880-- and said George could be sold to persons in the state MSA SC 4239-18-39
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] In the Matter of Frances Cullison petition 5 August 1856; indenture 29 July 1856 Free Negro mother Eliza Cullison seeks to apprentice her six year old daughter Frances to Mrs. Maria Saunders of Baltimore; the father was dead MSA SC 4239-18-40
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Andrew A. Lynch vs. Negro William petition [7] October 1856; indenture 4 December 1855; order of the court 8 October 1856 Slave for a term of years runs away and is captured; owners seeks to extend the period of enslavement and to sell him out of state; term extended six months and permission to sell William in or out of state granted MSA SC 4239-18-41
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Frances B. Eoff petition 24 October 1856; indenture of apprentice 23 October 1856; order of the court 28 October 1856 Orphan Negro boy John Henry Doman was acquiring "bad habits, & is likely to become a nuisance to the neighbourhood"; he drank to excess and had recently been arrested as a runaway slave; in need of a guardian, the petitioner asked the court "to bind out said boy to some responsible person" excluding his free Negro aunt who was destitute MSA SC 4239-18-42
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] William Glenn vs. John Bacon, Negro petition 17 June 1857; order of the court 17 June 1857 Glenn acquired unexpired term of black apprentice MSA SC 4239-18-43
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Estate of John H. Carroll petition of Matilda E. Carroll 14 July 1857; order of the court 14 July 1857 Slave-for-term-of-years Jim was "very insubordinate and unmanageable" and petitioner feared that "his evil example" would influence other slaves belonging to the estate; Jim should be sold MSA SC 4239-18-44
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Estate of Charlotte C.D. Owings petition 8 December 1857; petition 24 November 1857; order of the court 8 December 1857 Negroes over age fourteen in above estate were manumitted; those under that age should not be sold until they reached that age; in the meantime petitioners asked court to sell the time of the "infant Negroes" MSA SC 4239-18-45
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Joshua Zimmerman vs. Negro apprentice petition 8 December 1857; order of the court 15 January 1856; indenture 1856; order of the court 8 December 1857; order of the court 24 March 1858; order of the court 27 November 1858 Black apprentice Isaac Smithers absconds and it is costly to retrieve him; term of indenture should be extended; in March 1858 term extended six months; November 1858 sale authorized MSA SC 4239-18-46
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Nicholas C. Carroll petition 23 December 1857 Man puts up $50,000 security bond for executrix of a large estate, but says the woman should put up additional security because "she is neveretheless incapable, as a woman, of exercising the sound judgment & business qualifications so necessary" to manage the estate MSA SC 4239-18-47
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Emanuel N. Carr vs. Negro Boy Abraham Wormey petition 6 January 1858; indenture 28 December 1853; order of the court 6 January 1858; order of the court 12 January 1858 Indentured blacks absconds; term sold to William Francis of Kent County MSA SC 4239-18-48
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Joshua M. Bosley vs. Thomas E. Skinner petition 13 January 1858; order of the court 13 January 1858; court order 13 January 1858; order of the court 14 January 1858; receipt for arrest 12 January 1858 receipt for housing Skinner in city jail 12 January 1858; order of the court 2 March 1858 Apprentice Thomas E. Skinner "absconded from his service"; unexpired service sold MSA SC 4239-18-49
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Joshua Zimmerman petition 23 March 1858; deposition of Lewis Lehman 22 March 1858 Slave runs away, finds work with Lehman posing as a free person--"Negro boy came to deponents House and represented himself to be a Free boy, and lived with a certain Mr. Jamison at Powhattan Factory. . ." MSA SC 4239-18-50
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Dr. Waheman Bryarly petition 1 June 1858 Master "long ago notified said Henry of the existence and effect of the Acts of Assembly 1833 ch. 224 and 1845 ch. 105, and has warned him that the Court would extend his term of service, & order him to be sold out of the state" but the twenty year old slave who would be freed at age thirty five continued to run away; master asked that the slave term be extended and the slave sold out of state MSA SC 4239-18-51
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Carville S. Stansbury vs. Negro Nathaniel petition 14 July 1858; answer [July 1858]; order of the court 20 July 1858; order of the court 10 August 1858; order of the court 31 August 1858 Stansbury was the owner and master of sixteen-year-old Nathaniel for a term of nineteen years but the slave ran away twice and subjected him to "a large expense"; authorized to sell "service of said negro boy" in or out of the state; last order of the court added two years to the term of service to begin "from and after the period at which the said boy would be free by the terms of the last will and testament of Tobias E. Stansbury, his late owner" MSA SC 4239-18-52
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Thomas Biddison vs. Negro Henry Stockler petition 3 August 1858; order of the court 3 August 1858 Master asks to extend the period of service for his apprentice; court added two years to service MSA SC 4239-18-53
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Emanuel C. Wade petition 15 February 1859; circuit court docket entries 5 January 1859; order of the court 15 February 1859 Free Negro Emily Taylor was purchased by Wade "at the sale of free negroes" (a recent 1858 state law permitted the sale of free blacks convicted of larceny, burglary, etc. as slaves) but her master was "unable to make her work and do the service due a master from his slave"; term extended and permission for sale granted MSA SC 4239-18-54
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of James H. Luckett petition 8 March 1859 Plaintiff seeks to sell servant out of state MSA SC 4239-18-55
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] George H. Carman vs. Richard Fortie petition 29 March 1859; circuit court docket entries 30 March 1859; order of the court 30 March 1859; order of the court 16 November 1859 Free Negro who had been sentenced to serve three years as a slave for "stealing Check" was sold, along with other free Negroes convicted of larceny or other crimes, but stole his new master's horse, saddle, and bridle before being caught and jailed; petitioner asked to sell Fortie; term extended one year, and sale authorized MSA SC 4239-18-56
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Dichmina Enoch petition 24 May 1859; order of the court 24 May 1859 Owner asked that slave Jane Dixon, who was "notoriously vicious and turbulent" be sold "beyond the limits of the state"; permission granted MSA SC 4239-18-57
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John Prentice vs. George Woods petition 31 May 1859; indenture 1850; order of the court 31 May 1859 Petitioner seeks to sell unexpired term of apprentice; permission granted MSA SC 4239-18-58
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Thomas H. Mayness petition 31 May 1859 Master seeks to extend term of service of runaway apprentice MSA SC 4239-18-59
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] James H. Luckett vs. Dennis Williams petition 29 June 1859; order of the court 20 July 1859 Master seeks sale of runaway servant "within or without this state"; term of service extended six months and permission for sale granted MSA SC 4239-18-60
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] George Harryman vs. Negro Abraham petition 12 July 1859; order of the court 12 July 1859 Servant with four more years of servitude places himself in the county jail "alledging his dissatisfaction and unwillingness to remain in my service"; would subject himself to being sold out of state; authorized to "sell and dispose of him" MSA SC 4239-18-61
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John N. Liles vs. Eliza Brannan petition 3 August 1859 Plaintiff asks for bill of sale for service of Negro man named John Adams MSA SC 4239-18-62
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John N. Liles vs. Negro John Adams petition 7 September 1859; order of the court 7 September 1859 Master seeks to extend the term of servant who would gain his freedom 1 June 1873 when he was forty-six; court orders a two year extension MSA SC 4239-18-63
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Estate of John N. Carroll petition of Matilda E. Carroll 13 September 1859; order of the court 13 September 1859 Negro boy Jim, age twenty six, ran away several times; he "has taken upon himself to hire himself whenever he chooses so to do, without the consent or Knowledge of your petitioner"; his servitude would end at age forty, but master wishes to sell servant; court directed sale "until the time when he shall attain the age of 40 years" MSA SC 4239-18-64
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] William C. Ghent vs. Negro Slave Amelia petition 26 October 1859 Nineteen year old Amelia who would be free at age thirty-two ran away three times; because of much "loss & expense" master asks to sell servant out of the state MSA SC 4239-18-65
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] George H. Carman vs. Richard Fortie petition 15 November 1859 Asks court to extend the time of servitude of by two years MSA SC 4239-18-66
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John B. Armstrong vs. Joe Robinson petition 7 December 1859; indenture 1852; court proceedings 6 November 1856; order of the court 7 December 1859; order of the court 28 February 1860 Master seeks to extend term of service MSA SC 4239-18-67
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Edward Stiefel vs. James Batsen petition 24 January 1860; order of the court 24 January 1860 Master seeks to transfer apprentice; authorized MSA SC 4239-18-68
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of John H. Toffling petition 18 April 1860; copy of court order 7 June 1858; indenture 1854 Master seeks extension of indenture term MSA SC 4239-18-69
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] William W. Glenn vs. John Bacon petition of William W. Glenn 7 August 1860; petition of William W. Glenn 9 October 1860; deposition 3 February 1860; order of the court 7 August 1860; order of the court 16 October 1860 Runaway John Bacon was jailed in Westminster but escaped; jailed in Baltimore County but escaped; arrested in Baltimore County; it cost Glenn $25, $18, and $15 to capture runaway, plus additional expenses; Glenn asks for a two year extension on service MSA SC 4239-18-70
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John H. Butler vs. Jarrett Woodyear petition and order 4 September 1860; order of the court 4 September 1860 Butler purchased Woodyear at a sheriff's sale for a term of eighteen months, "induced to buy him by the request of said Woodyear," who promptly ran away with several "articles" of Butler's property; eighteen additional months added to the term of indenture; permission for sale granted MSA SC 4239-18-71
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Catherine A. Johnston petition 11 September 1860; indenture 23 June 1857 Indentured free Negro Charles Turner "repeatedly expressed his determination not to live with your Petitioner" MSA SC 4239-18-72
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Henry H. Ducker vs John W. Tucker petition 13 November 1860; order of the court 7 August 1860; order of the court 13 November 1860 Ducker seeks to extend the term of apprentice "Negro boy John Wesley Watkins" for running away MSA SC 4239-18-73
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Robert Mills vs. Francis Barringer Petition of Robert Mills (Colored Apprentice) 15 November 1860 Black apprentice complains about ill treatment from Barringer "or his certain servants or Employe"; fearing for his life he requested that the court "provide him a new master" MSA SC 4239-18-74
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Frederick Elterman petition 12 February 1861 Extend length of service of servant MSA SC 4239-18-75
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Juliet A. Turner vs. Mary Rebecca Henson petition 9 April 1861; order of the court 9 April 1861 Though "Kindly treated", Henson, a slave for a term of years, ran away; Turner requests sale; granted MSA SC 4239-18-76
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] James S.S. Linthicum vs. Arrant S.Jones petition 21 May 1861; order of the court 21 May 1861 Apprentice Jones absconds; Linthicum seeks extension of service; extension granted MSA SC 4239-18-77
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John Timanus vs. Cosmore Robinson petition 1 June 1861; petition 12 November 1861; order of the court June 1861; order of the court 20 November 1861 Slave-for-term-of-years (until 1867) Robinson, a runaway, was "of a surly, morose and discontented disposition", "greatly dissatisified with his state of servitude"; petitioner asked for permission to sell him; permission granted, but was unable to sell Robinson; November petition asked for an extension of his servitude; sale authorized MSA SC 4239-18-78
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Arrant Jones vs. James Linthicum petition of Arrant S. Jones, free Negro 19 June 1861; deposition of Mary Ann Mann 10 July 1861 Apprentice Jones says he was supposed to be free at age twenty-one on December 9, 1861, but was being illegally held; requested court to cancel his indenture of apprenticeship MSA SC 4239-18-79
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] James Wilson vs. Isaac Smuthers petition 30 October 1861; order of the court 30 October 1861 The "Pertision" to "the Oneable orpants court" of Baltimore told of an habitual runaway, who absconded on seven different occasions, and was absent "3 months & 18 days excluson of the 4 months Sick and unable to worke"; court extended service one year MSA SC 4239-18-80
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Charles Rice vs. Charles Cole petition 15 April 1862 Runaway apprentice; permission to sell MSA SC 4239-18-81
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Hugh Horner vs. Ann Powell Cocky Dye petition 9 July 1862 Ann Powell Cocky Dye, a slave for a term of one year, ran away for a week in August 1861, and for nearly two months in March 1862; petitioner asked to be "indemnified for all expenses and loss occasioned by such absconding" MSA SC 4239-18-82
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Francis Sparks vs. Elizabeth Given petition 27 August 1862 Apprentice was "incorigible, and of ill behavior, to the evil example of other children belonging to your petitioner, and your Petitioner is therefore desirous of being rid of her"; asked that indentures be canceled MSA SC 4239-18-83
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John O. Price vs. George Washington Wilson petition 1 August 1863; order of the court 1 September 1863 Price seeks to extend service of Negro man Wilson because he ran away and cost him ninety dollars; term extended and sale authorized MSA SC 4239-18-84
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of John S. Curtis and William Curtis petition 25 August 1863 Estate executor seeks to sell property "negroes excepted" MSA SC 4239-18-85
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Alexander Scott et al. vs. Robert Royston petition 7 January 1863 Plaintiff questions whether Isaac Howard, a Negro who allegedly wrote a will, was in truth a slave MSA SC 4239-18-86
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Administratrix of Richard Sewell petition 25 February 1863 Estate administratrix seeks to sell property MSA SC 4239-18-87
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of Benjamin Worthington 21 March 1863 Negro Wilmer ran away in 1861, 1862, and 1863; petitioner seeks to extend service MSA SC 4239-18-88
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Petition of John O. Price petition 29 July 1863 Price seeks to extend service of Negro Wilson MSA SC 4239-18-89
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] Thomas Pearce vs. Caroline Swan petition May 1864; answer 7 June 1864 Petitioner claims estate of Negro Charles Swan who died and left his estate to petitioner's slave MSA SC 4239-18-90
    * BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T1206-449] John Norris vs. James Rampley petition [7] March 1865; order 29 March 1865 Father seeks return of his apprenticed son but case is dismissed MSA SC 4239-18-91
 

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    * CAROLINE COUNTY COURT (Court Papers) [C491-3] Bayard Davis vs. George White (Negro) MSA SC 4239-19-1
 

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    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-1-8] William Chenowith vs. David Ebaugh bill 14 July 1837; [injunction] 20 July 1837 Agents, assistants, hirelings, and servants of Ebaugh cut wood on Chenowith's land MSA SC 4239-20-1
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-1-47] Catherine Biggs vs. Daniel Poole bill 2 September 1839; injunction 2 September 1839 Devisee of husband's will sold slaves to "foreign purchasers" despite opposition of wife MSA SC 4239-20-2
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-2-88] John Roboson petition 1841; exhibit A, Elihah Roboson's will 19 November 1840; commission to sheriff 1 April 1841; petition of John Roboson 5 April 1842 Son of large slaveholder seeks to have mother declared insane MSA SC 4239-20-3
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-3-172] James Smith, admin of John Robosson, vs Joshua H. Shipley bill in equity 21 November 1845; certified extract of inventory 21 November 1845; decree 2 December 1845 Administrator seeks quick division of slaves MSA SC 4239-20-4
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-4-201] Case of Helen Woolery bill of sale 31 May 1843; petition of Elijah Woolery 21 September 1846; petition of William Oursler 7 December 1846; order 8 April 1847; report of Stephen Oursler 10 July 1848 Disposition of insane slaveowner's estate; one of her slaves, Rosanna Diggs, promised freedom in 1855 MSA SC 4239-20-5
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-5-312-1] Peter Baile and Ludwick Baile vs. Levin Devilbiss, admin. bill 13 November 1850; exhibit DW, plat and certificate, 13 November 1850; trustees report of sale 12 July 1852 Deposition of real estate of Lloyd Moales whose widow and children "are all slaves for life" and not legal heirs to the estate MSA SC 4239-20-6
    * CARROLL COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T1591-8-423] Jacob Mathias vs. Solomon Hillen bill 12 May 1851; answer 11 May 1851; power of attorney 22 August 1853; docket entries 24 January 1854 Bequest of slave owner to slave mother and daughter MSA SC 4239-20-7

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    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2] 2 James Anderson, Jr. vs. Richard Tucker MSA SC 4239-5-1
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-24] 24 Henry Anderson vs. John Perrie et al. MSA SC 4239-5-2
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-530] 478 Edward Brown vs. Thomas Cockey et al. MSA SC 4239-5-3
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-639] 607 William Beanes vs. John S. Brookes MSA SC 4239-5-4
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-728] 704 Samuel C. Brown vs. Nathan Deale MSA SC 4239-5-5
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-769] 748 Noble Butler vs. Henry Oneal Welch MSA SC 4239-5-6
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-800] 771 Joseph Camden et al. vs. John Scrivener and John Whittington MSA SC 4239-5-7
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-803] 774 Richard Cheney vs Richard Snowden MSA SC 4239-5-8
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-824] 795 John Chalmers vs Nicholas Maccubbin MSA SC 4239-5-9
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-833] 805 John Colsten and Alice Colsten vs. Hugh Orem et al. MSA SC 4239-5-10
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-839] 809A Charles Carroll of Carrollton vs. Elizabeth Chew MSA SC 4239-5-11
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-930] 894 Petition of George Medcalf MSA SC 4239-5-12
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1025] 982 Walter Clagett vs. Stephen Lee MSA SC 4239-5-13
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1133] 1058 David Carcaud vs. William Whittington MSA SC 4239-5-14
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1153] 1079 Walter Clagett and Cornelia Lansdale vs. Thomas Lyles MSA SC 4239-5-15
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1158] 1084 David Carcaud vs. Thomas Marlow Dorsett MSA SC 4239-5-16
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1228] 1161 Richard Chenowith vs. Jacob Eichelberger MSA SC 4239-5-17
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1240] 1173 Mary Curran and Barney vs. John Whittington et al. MSA SC 4239-5-18
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1250] 1181 Ann S.Camden and John S. Camden vs. Dr. Samuel Lukens MSA SC 4239-5-19
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1291] 1223 Elizabeth Courtenay vs. James Bryden and Violet Bhenn MSA SC 4239-5-20
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1544] 1480 Estate of Richard Darnall MSA SC 4239-5-21
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1621] 1549 John Duvall vs. Thomas Gantt and John M. Gantt MSA SC 4239-5-22
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1657] 1590 Daniel Dulany vs. John Bailey et al. MSA SC 4239-5-23
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1687] 1618 Joseph Evans vs. Hamilton White et al. MSA SC 4239-5-24
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1718] 1649 Rezin Estep et al. vs. Charles Drury of William MSA SC 4239-5-25
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1730] 1661 Rezin Estep vs. John H. Brown and Agnes Brown MSA SC 4239-5-26
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1760] 1689 Peter Emmerson vs Philip Dorsey and Benjamin Hance MSA SC 4239-5-27
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1778] 1706A Peterson Emerson vs. Richard Chew MSA SC 4239-5-28
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1228] 1738 Robert Franklin vs. John Deale MSA SC 4239-5-29
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1841] 1763 Robert Ferguson vs. Samuel Cleland and John Gwinn MSA SC 4239-5-30

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    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1848] 1770 Philip Richard Fendall vs. Patrick Sim et al. MSA SC 4239-5-31
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1884] 1815 Edward Fenwick vs. Vernon Hebb MSA SC 4239-5-32

    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-1926] 1860 Elizabeth Forbes and James Forbes vs. James H. Baynes et al. MSA SC 4239-5-33
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2132] 2064 Job Garretson vs. William Hollis MSA SC 4239-5-34
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2172] 2102 Frederick Grammer vs. Jonathan Pinkney et al. MSA SC 4239-5-35
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2198] 2128 Ephraim Gaither vs. Richard Weaver Johns MSA SC 4239-5-36
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2206] 2136 Samuel Grahame vs. Larkin Shipley MSA SC 4239-5-37
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2391] 2301 Ephraim Howard and Joshua Howard vs. Elizabeth Rumney et al. MSA SC 4239-5-38
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2500] 2412 Runyon Harris and Josias Green vs. George W. Todd et al. MSA SC 4239-5-39
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2525] 2437 Thomas Heron vs. Christopher Orndorff MSA SC 4239-5-40
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2544] 2457 Philip Hall vs. Samuel Norwood MSA SC 4239-5-41
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2571] 2483 Job Garretson vs. George Helm MSA SC 4239-5-42
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2657] 2578 Thomas Hyde vs. Sarah Ball and John Johnson MSA SC 4239-5-43
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2718] 2644 Henry S. Holland and Susan Holland vs. John Tydings MSA SC 4239-5-44
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2722] 2648 Hester Hood vs. John Compton Weems MSA SC 4239-5-45
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2732] 2662 Rezin Hammond and Philip Hammond vs. John Davis et al. MSA SC 4239-5-46
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2801] 2734 Elizabeth Hodges vs. Johnson Michael O'Reily et al. MSA SC 4239-5-47
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2826] 2759 Dr. Daniel Jenifer vs. John Campbell MSA SC 4239-5-48
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-2842] 2764 Samuel Jay vs. Hannah Boyce MSA SC 4239-5-49
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3002] 2918 Gibson Keadle and slave John vs. Ninian T. Willett MSA SC 4239-5-50
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3100] 3016 John Livingston et al. vs. John Laird et al. MSA SC 4239-5-51
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3362] 3267 Enoch Medley vs. Thomas Billingsley MSA SC 4239-5-52
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3579] 3472 John Miles vs. James Earle Denny et al. MSA SC 4239-5-53
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3604] 3497 Dorothy Jordan and John Nesbit Jordan vs. Reuben Merriweather MSA SC 4239-5-54
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-3776] 3660 Thomas Marshall and John Forbes vs. Henderson S. Boteler and Susan G. Boteler MSA SC 4239-5-55

    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4133] 4015 Anthony Smith et al. vs. Robert Williams or Negro Bob MSA SC 4239-5-56

    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4273] 4149 Jonathan Pinkney vs. John B. Weems MSA SC 4239-5-57
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4383] 4261 Charles Reynolds vs. Jeremiah Orme MSA SC 4239-5-58
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4384] 4262 William Russell vs. Belt Norwood and Elijah Gaither MSA SC 4239-5-59
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4399] 4277 George Riley vs. William Worthington et al. MSA SC 4239-5-60
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4473] 4334A Sarah Doncastle and Elizabeth Doncastle vs. Thomas How Ridgate et al. MSA SC 4239-5-61
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4491] 4352 Charles Ridgely of Hampton vs. Mary Nicholson et al. MSA SC 4239-5-62
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4737] 4568 Andrew Scott and Pricilla Scott vs. John Hay MSA SC 4239-5-63
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-4957] 4793 Fielder B. Smith vs. Enoch M. Burgess MSA SC 4239-5-64
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5044] 4892 Stephen Steward vs. Adam Allen MSA SC 4239-5-65
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5128] 4982 John Steel vs. Sarah Davis MSA SC 4239-5-66
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5298] 5164 Eleanor M. Tillard vs. Samuel W. Hamilton MSA SC 4239-5-67
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5352] 5222 John R. Thomas and Ann C. Thomas vs. Henry Wesley et al. MSA SC 4239-5-68
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5528] 5404 Negro Anna by William Williams vs. Jonathan Woodburn MSA SC 4239-5-69
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5545] 5423 Charles Wallace and Eleanor Davidson vs. Charles Mankin MSA SC 4239-5-70
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5573] 5452 Richard William Wells vs. Alexander Duvall and Zadoc Duvall MSA SC 4239-5-71
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5631] 5512 James White vs. Nancy Snowden et al. MSA SC 4239-5-72
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5705] 5593 Jonathan Waters et al. vs. Gassaway Rawlings et al. MSA SC 4239-5-73
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5720] 5608 Thomas Warfield of Caleb et al. vs. Anderson Warfield MSA SC 4239-5-74
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5785] 5673 Thomas Jones Waters vs. Marsh M. Duvall et al. MSA SC 4239-5-75
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5786] 5674 Henry O'Neal Welch vs. Leonard Wayman MSA SC 4239-5-76
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5837] 5728 William Weems vs. David Weems MSA SC 4239-5-77
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5852] 5746 Thomas Williams vs. Samuel C. Watkins MSA SC 4239-5-78
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5859] 5754 John Spriggs et al. MSA SC 4239-5-79
 
 

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    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-5966] 5880 John Young vs. Richard Coale MSA SC 4239-5-80
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6062] 5976 Jeremiah Alvey vs. Richard Payne MSA SC 4239-5-81
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6110] 6024 Thomas Allein et al. vs. Joseph G. Hutton et al MSA SC 4239-5-82
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6190] 6107 Henry H. Brown vs. Robert Stewart et al. MSA SC 4239-5-83
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6207] 6124 Sarah H. Bowie vs. Peter A. Bowie MSA SC 4239-5-84
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6305] 6233 William Bryan vs. John Miller et al. MSA SC 4239-5-85
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6371] 6305 Thomas Burch et al. vs. William Scott MSA SC 4239-5-86
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6397] 6333 Nicholas Brewer vs. Nicholas Brewer, Jr., et al. MSA SC 4239-5-87
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6594] 6536 Robert L. Buckley vs. John Kean and Richard Lee MSA SC 4239-5-88
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6654] 6597 Francis Brashears vs. Ephraim W. Hall et al. MSA SC 4239-5-89
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6729] 6679 Harriet A. Beard vs. John H. Linthicum MSA SC 4239-5-90
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6763] 6715 Kenelm G. Cheseldine vs. Clarissa Thomas et al. MSA SC 4239-5-91
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6775] 6727 Ann S. Chaney vs. Joseph H. Nicholson MSA SC 4239-5-92
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6822] 6777 Thomas F. Chiswell and Joseph N. Chiswell vs. John A. Leonard et al. MSA SC 4239-5-93
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-6949] 6907 Maria Antoniette Coper vs. James D. Ashley and Josiah Ashley MSA SC 4239-5-94
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7068] 7029 Thomas Clagett et al vs. Nicholas G. Watkins and Joseph Allein MSA SC 4239-5-95
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7135] 7100 Peter W. Crain vs. Thomas Bruce et al. MSA SC 4239-5-96
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7171] 7138 Moses O.B. Cawood et al. vs. Richard Hopkins MSA SC 4239-5-97
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7292] 7264 William Carroll et al. vs. William Dudley Digges MSA SC 4239-5-98
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7502] 7481 Grafton Duvall vs. Richard Kelly MSA SC 4239-5-99
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7554] 7538 James Kent and Daniel Kent vs. Richard S. Rawlings MSA SC 4239-5-100
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7596] 7586 Richard Deale and Samuel H. Whittington vs. Samuel Deale MSA SC 4239-5-101
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7609] 7600 Benjamin Dent, Jr. vs. Catherine Mason et al. MSA SC 4239-5-102
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7615] 7608 Henry Darnall andDorothy Midkiff vs. Thomas Joyce and Austin Woolfolk MSA SC 4239-5-103
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7621] 7616 Ann Davis vs. Thomas B. Gibbons et al. MSA SC 4239-5-104
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7648] 7645 Richard Estep et al. vs. Thomas Taneyhill MSA SC 4239-5-105
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7686] 7683 Joseph Evans and James Iglehart vs. Joseph E. Merriken et al. MSA SC 4239-5-106
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7704] 7702 Rezin Estep vs. William P. Hardesty and Harriet Hardesty MSA SC 4239-5-107
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7786] 7787 Edward L. Fant and Lewis Sutton vs. Alexander Harris MSA SC 4239-5-108
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7830] 7831 Martin Fenwick vs. Thomas Allein MSA SC 4239-5-109
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7906] 7910 Stephen Faris vs. Solomon Lowe MSA SC 4239-5-110
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-7911] 7915 Robert H. Fleury vs. Lyne Shakelford MSA SC 4239-5-111
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8070] 8084 David T. Hyde et al. vs. Dennis Claude MSA SC 4239-5-112
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8223] 8238 Thomas Gibbs vs. Elizabeth Clagett and Richard H. Clagett MSA SC 4239-5-113
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8230] 8247 James J. Gray vs. James Williams and Elizabeth Williams MSA SC 4239-5-114
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8271] 8292 Mary E. Hill andAlexander P. Hill vs. Richard O. Bowling and Elizabeth Bowling MSA SC 4239-5-115
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8282] 8303 George Hamilton vs. Sarah Wilmot et al. MSA SC 4239-5-116
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8299] 8320 Levi T. Hughes vs Marcellus Jones MSA SC 4239-5-117
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8328] 8350 Laura L.B. Hutchins vs. Martha B. Fowler and Hop L. Slatter MSA SC 4239-5-118
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8333] 8355 Edward House vs. Nicholas Owens MSA SC 4239-5-119
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8352] 8375 Nathaniel B. Hill vs. Thomas W. Overly et al. MSA SC 4239-5-120
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8383] 8408 Richard Hance vs. James G. Alnutt MSA SC 4239-5-121
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8454] 8483 Henry T. Houck vs. Eleanora Houck MSA SC 4239-5-122
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8586] 8633 Daniel Hart and George E. Franklin vs. James B. Smith MSA SC 4239-5-123
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8623] 8671 John Haslip vs. Dixon Brown and William Haslip MSA SC 4239-5-124
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8614] 8672 James Harper vs. Dennis Boyd MSA SC 4239-5-125
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8641] 8689 Benjamin M. Heighe vs. Benjamin Mackall and James J. Mackall MSA SC 4239-5-126
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8692] 8745 William Hall et al. vs. Sarah Woodfield MSA SC 4239-5-127
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8727] 8782 George W. Higgins et al. vs. James Higgins MSA SC 4239-5-128
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8816] 8875 Leonard Iglehart vs. Isaac H. Hopkins et al. MSA SC 4239-5-129
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8852] 8911 John W. Jones et al. vs. Thomas Byus et al. MSA SC 4239-5-130
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-8922] 8982 Abraham Jones et al. vs. Henry Culver MSA SC 4239-5-131
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9134] 9207 James Kent vs. Michael C. Sparrow et al. MSA SC 4239-5-132
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9142] 9216 Elizabeth Jenkinset al. vs. Sandy Linstead and Thomas Heath MSA SC 4239-5-133
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9151] 9226 John L. Lancaster et al. vs. Walter Jameson et al. MSA SC 4239-5-134
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9222] 9302 James B.C. Latimer vs. Walter Latimer MSA SC 4239-5-135
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9254] 9337 Thomas Layton vs. William Collison MSA SC 4239-5-136
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9290] 9373 Edward H.C. Long vs. Henry K. Long MSA SC 4239-5-137
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9308] 9392 George W. Lawrence and Enoch Sheckell vs. Richard W. Gill et al. MSA SC 4239-5-138
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9425] 9511 William H. Marriott et al. vs. John H. Brown MSA SC 4239-5-139
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9472] 9560 George W. Matthews et al vs. William D. Merrick MSA SC 4239-5-140
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9623] 9718 Elizabeth Montgomery vs. Ignatius H. Hagan MSA SC 4239-5-141
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9655] 9755 John B. Hanson et al. vs. Josias H. Hanson MSA SC 4239-5-142
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9706] 9809 Samuel Moale vs. William McMechen et al. MSA SC 4239-5-143
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9735] 9839 Dennis Magruder, Jr. vs. Dennis Magruder MSA SC 4239-5-144
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9846] 9954 Nathaniel W. Maddox vs. Mary Moreland MSA SC 4239-5-145
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9895] 10003 Rebecca Nelson vs. Joshua Hitch MSA SC 4239-5-146
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-9975] 10087 John Osborne et al. vs. Jeremiah Perry and Joshua Osborne MSA SC 4239-5-147
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-10,009] 10126 Samuel Owings vs. Basil Warfield MSA SC 4239-5-148
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-10,156] 10287 Ignatius Pike and Alexander Penn vs. Robert B. Chew MSA SC 4239-5-149

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    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,178] 10309 Virginia Polk vs. William Williams MSA SC 4239-5-150
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,206] 10337 Rinaldo Pindell vs. Alexander Duvall MSA SC 4239-5-151
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,311] 10451 Planters Bank of Prince George's County vs. John R. Magruder MSA SC 4239-5-152
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,399] 10540 William Rea vs. James Wallace and Anne Cook MSA SC 4239-5-153
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,494] 10645 Benjamin M. Ruley and Sarah E. Ruley vs. Noble Pennington MSA SC 4239-5-154
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,552] 10705 Horace Roby and Mary Roby vs. Peter Griffin MSA SC 4239-5-155
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,634] 10788 James C. Sellman and Francis A. Crook vs. Robert Baker et al. MSA SC 4239-5-156
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,719] 10874 Mary Shipley vs Thomas C. Worthington and Isaac C. Worthington MSA SC 4239-5-157
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,813] 10970 Enoch Sheckell vs. Samuel Thomas et al. MSA SC 4239-5-158
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,818] 10975 Charles Smallwood et al. vs. Levi Chaney and Providence Chaney MSA SC 4239-5-159
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,854] 11011 William Stewart vs. Thomas H. Wilkinson MSA SC 4239-5-160
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,873] 11030 Charles R. Stewart vs. Joseph Evans, Negro Nick, and Catherine Stewart MSA SC 4239-5-161
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,949] 11104 Francis Sappington and Richard Dorsey vs. Elizabeth Dorsey MSA SC 4239-5-162
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-10,953] 11110 Gideon White et al. vs. Salbrit Journey MSA SC 4239-5-163
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,048] 11213 Richard H. Stuart vs Thomas Mundell et al. MSA SC 4239-5-164
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,182] 11357 Levi L. Tayman vs. John Mitchell et al. MSA SC 4239-5-165
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,302] 11474 William Thompson vs. Jonathan Weedon MSA SC 4239-5-166
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,305] 11477 Susanna Thompson vs. Alexander Wise and Richard Mills MSA SC 4239-5-167
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,324] 11496 John Thomas and James Cheston vs. George McNeir MSA SC 4239-5-168
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,381] 11553 John R. Thomas and Ann Catherine Thomas vs. Henry Wesley et al. MSA SC 4239-5-169
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,403] 11576 Martha Turner vs. Thomas Turner MSA SC 4239-5-170
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,423] 11600 John Talbott vs. Robert Jamison MSA SC 4239-5-171
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,440] 11617 James Tongue vs. Bennett Sollers MSA SC 4239-5-172
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,617] 11793 Harrison H. Webb et al vs Mary Ridgely and Savings Bank of Baltimore MSA SC 4239-5-173
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,709] 11885 Rebecca Whittington vs. Richard G. Mackall et al. MSA SC 4239-5-174
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,725] 11901 Augustus Watkins et al. vs. Thomas J. Dorsett MSA SC 4239-5-175
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,731] 11907 Wilson Waters and Ramsay Waters vs. Thomas Gibbs and Andrew Coyle MSA SC 4239-5-176
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,757] 11933 Warner W. Warfield vs. Warner Welch MSA SC 4239-5-177
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,923] 12105 Thomas Watkins vs. John Wells et al. MSA SC 4239-5-178
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,926] 12108 Sarah Warfield vs. Charles Warfield MSA SC 4239-5-179
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,960] 12144 Nicholas J. Watkins vs. Rickard Loockerman MSA SC 4239-5-180
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-11,984] 12169 Anderson Warfield vs. William Warfield et al. MSA SC 4239-5-181
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-12,021] 12207 Horace Willson vs. John Braddock et al. MSA SC 4239-5-182
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-12,061] 12251 Charles Waters and Jacob Waters vs. Ephraim Marriott MSA SC 4239-5-183
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-12,151] 12346 Joseph S. Willson vs. Aaron Patridge MSA SC 4239-5-184
    * CHANCERY COURT(Chancery Papers) [S512-12.157] 12352 Ann W. Wood vs. William Stickland MSA SC 4239-5-185
    * CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) [S512-12,196] 12393 Henry Nichols Young and George Washington Young vs. Edward Hurt et al. MSA SC 4239-5-186

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    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-169] Sarah Wigfield vs Thomas Perry bill 17 August 1831 Perry took possession of Negroes Betty, Peter, Letty, and Harriet, by virtue of a fi fa [writ], and sold them. MSA SC 4239-21-1
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-184] James G. Williams vs. John. H. Goley et al petition 22 May 1832; interlocutory decree 16 November 1833 Slaves mentioned in family dispute MSA SC 4239-21-2
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-194] James Rowland et al. vs. William Roland petition March 1833; exhibit A 25 March 1833; petition of John Rowland et al. 6 June 1837; order March 1840 Family dispute over ownership of slaves; original owner died and husband of legatee accused of illegally retaining Negroes. MSA SC 4239-21-3
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-220] Eleanor Stonestreet by Nicholas Stonestreet petition 19 December 1834 Estate administrator seeks to sell real estate to pay off debts rather than the "negroes who are valuable & increasing annually" MSA SC 4239-21-4
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-233] William Lyon vs. Johannas D. Stoke, admin bill 23 November 1835 An heir to an estate seeks one-sixth part of deceased mother-in-law's estate that included"several young negroes" MSA SC 4239-21-5
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-241] John Fergusson et al. vs. Daniel Jenifer bill 16 December 1834; decree 16 December 1834 Mortgaged slaves sold for debt MSA SC 4239-21-6
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-243] Edward Sanders, admn. vs. Ferdinand F.Wood bill in equity 29 September 1835 Slave Nancy hired out"for a large price"; did not live with legal owner and had not done so for several years MSA SC 4239-21-7
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-250] John Spalding vs. Elizabeth A.Davis bill 25 August 1836; exhibit, mortgage, 3 February 1832; answer 24 August 1841 Creditor seeks sale of mortgaged slave MSA SC 4239-21-8
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-255] Ignatius R. Dunnington et al. vs. Malinda M. Dunnington bill 25 November 1836 Dispute among heirs over distribution of slaves MSA SC 4239-21-9
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-1-274] Francis Beavin and Sarah Beavin vs.William Cook et al. bill 7 September 1837 Case involving slaves of Sarah's father MSA SC 4239-21-10
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-2-302] Thomas M. Simpson et al. vs. John Crismond bill 20 June 1840; decree 20 August 1842 Woman seeks to sell slaves MSA SC 4239-21-11
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-2-328] John N. Nelson petition 19 June 1843; order 19 June 1843 Slave sold to pay a portion of estate debt MSA SC 4239-21-12
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-2-339] Louisa Holmes vs. William Holmes petition for divorce 12 August 1842; petition of Louisa Holmes 19 August 1842; property list 24 August 1842; order of court 28 November 1842; decree 1 November 1844; auditor's report 25 November 1845; interrogation of witnesses 8 February 1843 MSA SC 4239-21-13
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-1] Mary Speeden vs. Joseph A.Speeden petition for divorce 28 December 1843; decree 18 March 1844 MSA SC 4239-21-14
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-37] Edward V. Edelen, executor of Raphael Edelen vs. Jeremiah W. Burch bill 17 February 1846; bill 23 February 1846; order 17 March 1846 Executor demands sale of mortgaged slave Henrietta MSA SC 4239-21-15
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-39] Francis R. Wills vs. James F. Neale bill 31 March 1846; deposition 27 March 1846 Slave named Alfred sold by son to father for $500 during the life of father.Father died in 1845. Son seeks slave from executors of father's estate. MSA SC 4239-21-16
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-46] Robert S. Reeder, trustee of Edward R.Wheeler bill [incorrectly docketed as "order"] 21 July 1846; receipt 31 July 1846 Trustee of estate requests funds from sale of slaves deposited in Mechanic's Bank of Baltimore MSA SC 4239-21-17
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-54] Patsey J. Brawner vs. Maria C. Brawner et al. bill of complaint 15 December 1846 Slave sold in District of Columbia to Negro traders against owner's wishes MSA SC 4239-21-18
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-62] Anne B. Allen vs. Adeline Wedge bill inequity 24 February 1847; order 18 May 1847 Allen seeks payment of a 1839 judgment for $25 against the heirs of free black James Wedge who had died and left his family "considerable real property" MSA SC 4239-21-19
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-75] Robert S. Reeder et al. vs. Catherine Golden et al. bill 20 December 1847; decree 25 February 1851 Creditor seeks slaves as payment for debt MSA SC 4239-21-20
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-78] Robert S. Reeder, admn vs. Francis L. Boarman bill 3 March 1848; order 9 March 1848 Complainant seeks court order to prohibit defendant from taking "negro boy beyond the reach of complainant" while legal proceedings were taking place to determine ownership MSA SC 4239-21-21
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-3-79] Robert S. Reeder, admn vs. Mary Boarman bill 3 March 1848; [court order] 3 March 1848 Complainant charges that slave Emily kept "secreted" and that defendant planned to place her "beyond the reach" of complainant MSA SC 4239-21-22
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4104] Ignatius Pike and Alexander Penn vs. John J. Hughes et al account of sales 15 December 1848; account 22 February 1850; bill 8 July 1850; report of administrators 3 June 1851 Sale of slaves following owner's death MSA SC 4239-21-23
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-108] William and Catherine Knight vs. John H.Nelson et al. account of sales 1 December 1840; bill 29 September 1849; decree 7 May 1850 Heir accuses the executor of an estate of falsifying account with regard to sale of slaves MSA SC 4239-21-24
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-109] Richard H. Hebb vs. Elizabeth Matthews bill 4 October 1849 Negro woman Sarah hired out because owners did not want sell her to divide profits, but when one of the owners died, executors moved to sell Sarah and her children MSA SC 4239-21-25
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-111] Joseph Young et al. vs. Negroes Lye,Maria, et al. copy of John Stone's will 20 October 1847; inventory of Stone's personal estate 9 February 1848; bill 16 November 1849; petition of answer [1852?]; list of hires 22 October 1852; petition of Elizabeth Willis 20 December 1852; decree 6 May 1853 Slave owner emancipates slaves and bequeaths them land and dwelling house; creditors of the slavemaster's estate sue former slaves for payment of debts MSA SC 4239-21-26
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-126] Clarissa Herbert vs. Jeremiah Herbert et al. bill 6 June 1849; decree 6 January 1854 Slaveholder's wife seeks compensation for a slave who had been deeded to her prior to her marriage but sold by administrators following her husband's death MSA SC 4239-21-27
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-130] John W. Downing vs. Joseph Stewart et al. bill 25 May 1850 Slave to be sold "to satisfy an alleged balance claimed to be due upon said judgment" MSA SC 4239-21-28
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-131] Catherine Cooksey vs. A. W. Turner et al. bill 5 June 1850 Constable secures slave Jane to satisfy a writ against owner; slave to be sold 5 June 1850 MSA SC 4239-21-29
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-132] Catherine Cooksey vs. John Lancaster bill 20 June 1850; order 3 January 1855 Constable secures slave Betty to satisfy a writ against owner MSA SC 4239-21-30
    * CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-4-139] Ann T. Beall vs. Samuel H. Beall bill [1850]; property assessment 28 October 1850; order of the court 22 October 1850; [order] 28 October 1850 Slaveholding husband whips and maltreats wife MSA SC 4239-21-31
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-5-163] Elizabeth H. Farrell vs. William Bean bill in equity 6 September 1852; court of appeals ruling December 1856; [decree] May 1857 Farrell mortgaged Negro boy Tom but person who mortgaged slave later claimed actual ownership MSA SC 4239-21-32
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-5-197] Francis R. Wills vs. Ann Wills et al bill 7 July 1854; auditor's report 6 May 1856 Unruly and difficult to control slave named Alfred sold MSA SC 4239-21-33
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-5-215] William B. Matthews vs. Henry Queen bill 26 February 1855; decree 19 May 1856 Free black man Henry Green purchased slave Lucretia MSA SC 4239-21-34
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-221] Edmund Perry vs. Thomas M. Radcliffe bill 15 May 1855; copy of Thomas Ratcliff's will; decree 17 May 1855 Slaveholder emancipates slave Mary and stipulates in his will that his property should be sold and"divided among my Negroes" MSA SC 4239-21-35
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-251] Shelby Clark vs. William Bean bill 2 May 1857; copy of Dorothy Adams' will Executor refuses to turn over to legatee a slave named Henny or reimburse legatee for hire of slave as stipulated in deceased's will MSA SC 4239-21-36
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-252] William H. Howell vs. William N.Bean bill 7 May 1857 Executor refuses to turn over to legatee a slave woman named Henny or reimburse legatee for hire of slave as stipulated in deceased's will MSA SC 4239-21-37
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-253] Petition to appoint trustee petition of John Baker Langley 12 May 1857 Trustee who holdstwo slaves in trust asks to be relieved of his responsibility MSA SC 4239-21-38
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-265] Francis Edelen and Sarah Edelen vs.George Brent et al. equity bill 7 May 1858; copy of William Sanders' will 1 February 1849; decree 29 May 1858 Heirs to an estate seek "increase of the negroes bequeathed in said will" MSA SC 4239-21-39
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-273] Sarah Harris et al. vs. Mary Cox bill 2 November 1858; agreement 15 December 1864 Heirs to an estate seek "negro woman Kitty & her children John Catherine Sarah & Charles" as specified in will of deceased slave master John N. Cox MSA SC 4239-21-40
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-295] Alice Canter vs Henry Canter bill 27 November 1861 Wife who owned slaves prior to marriage seeks divorce and retention of slaves MSA SC 4239-21-41
    * CHARLES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T2154-6-302] Catharine Brayfield vs. Robert F.Brayfield petition of Catherine Brayfield 1 May 1862; decree 9 December 1862; petition of Catherine Brayfield 9 January 1863; summons 30 March 1863; testimony 13 April 1863; decree for divorce 20 October 1863 Slaveholding wife seeks injunction to prevent husband from selling her slaves; also seeks divorce on the grounds that husband lived in adultery with another woman MSA SC 4239-21-42
 
 
 

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    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-1] No. 8 Negro Adam vs. Andrew Foster Leverton Jun. 1792 MSA SC 4239-2-1
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-1] No. 28 Nathaniel Allen vs. Richard Higgins Jun. 1798 MSA SC 4239-2-2
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-2] No. 8 John Ashton vs. Charles Mahoney Jun. 1802 MSA SC 4239-2-3
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-13] No. 4 Richard Booth vs. David Weems Jun. 1796 MSA SC 4239-2-4
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-19] No. 151 David Barley vs. Rebecca Ringgold et al. Dec. 1853 MSA SC 4239-2-5
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-52] No. 3 Adam Craig vs. Mary Butler Jun. 1791 MSA SC 4239-2-6
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-59] No. 16 Joseph Camden vs. William Scrivener Jun. 1805 MSA SC 4239-2-7
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-61] No. 23 William Cecil vs. Negro Rose Jun. 1859 MSA SC 4239-2-8
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-61] No. 212 William Cecil vs. Negro Rose Dec. 1860 MSA SC 4239-2-9
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-128] No. 7 Hugh Hopewell vs. Negro Jack May 1784 MSA SC 4239-2-10
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-128] No. 8 James Hopewell vs. Negroes Frank et al. May 1784 MSA SC 4239-2-11
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-128] No. 10 Thomas Hopewell vs. Negroes Minta et al. May 1784 MSA SC 4239-2-12
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-128] No. 11 Elizabeth Hopewell vs. Negroes Nan et al May 1784 MSA SC 4239-2-13
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-172] No. 138 Landy Linstead vs Anne Green Jun. 1852 MSA SC 4239-2-14
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-182] No. 12 William M. Wilkinson vs. Benjamin Mackall Jun. 1792 MSA SC 4239-2-15
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-183] No. 15 John F. Mercer vs. John Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-16
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-183] No. 16 John F. Mercer vs. Fanny Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-17
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-183] No. 17 John F. Mercer vs. Henry Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-18
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-183] No. 18 John F. Mercer vs. Anne Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-19
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-183] No. 19 John F. Mercer vs. Jenny Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-20
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-186] No. 18 Jane McKim Marriott, et al. vs. Samuel Badger Jun. 1854 MSA SC 4239-2-21
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-188] No. 25 James T. N. Maddox, executor vs. Josias Price et al. Jun. 1861 MSA SC 4239-2-22
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-324] No. 3 Negroes Peter et al. vs. Susanna Elliott et al. Nov. 1793 MSA SC 4239-2-23
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-228] No. 113 Thomas Pearce and Sally Pearce vs. John Van Lear, Jr. Jun. 1854 MSA SC 4239-2-24
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-228] No. 118 Joseph Pearce, Edward Rowles vs. Negro John Dec. 1854 MSA SC 4239-2-25
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-247] No. 150 Rebecca Ringgold et al. vs. David Barley Dec. 1853 MSA SC 4239-2-26
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-248] No. 21 Edward Reynolds vs. Negroes Lewis and David Jun. 1859 MSA SC 4239-2-27
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-248] No. 22 Edward Reynolds vs. Negroes Juliet Porter et al. Jun. 1859 MSA SC 4239-2-28
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-257] No. 15 Upton Scott vs. Eleanor Toogood May 1783 MSA SC 4239-2-29
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-260] No. 12 Richard Sprigg vs. Philip Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-30
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-260] No. 13 Richard Sprigg vs. Maria Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-31
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-260] No. 14 Richard Sprigg vs. Benjamin Boston Nov. 1797 MSA SC 4239-2-32
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-263] No. 120 David Stuart vs. Elijah Williams Jun. 1853 MSA SC 4239-2-33
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-300] No. 24 Thomas Tongue vs. Negroes Crissy, Kitty, George, Susan, Rhody and Wesley Jun. 1855 MSA SC 4239-2-34
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) [S381-320] No. 136 Thomas Waring vs. Rebecca Edmonds Dec. 1857 MSA SC 4239-2-35
 
 
 
 

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    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Eastern Shore) S380-11 No. 9 Negro Eli vs. William Anderson Jun. 1809 MSA SC 4239-1-1
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-12 No. 24 Abraham Dennis vs. Negro George Dec. 1809 MSA SC 4239-1-2
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-28 No. 2 Philip Crisfield vs Nancy Green, Benjamin Green, and Mary Green Jun. 1813 MSA SC 4239-1-3
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-28 No. 4 John Stewart et al. vs. Samuel Holbrook et al. Jun. 1813 MSA SC 4239-1-4
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-28 No. 19 Richard Jones vs. Robert Moody Jun. 1813 MSA SC 4239-1-5
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-31 No. 32 William Patterson vs. Negro Betty Jun. 1815 MSA SC 4239-1-6
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-33 No. 21 George Walls vs. Henny Hemsley and children Jun. 1817 MSA SC 4239-1-7
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-39 No. 10 Alexander Walkup vs. Edwin M. Pratt Jun. 1820 MSA SC 4239-1-8
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-39 No. 20 Negro William vs. William Kelley Jun. 1820 MSA SC 4239-1-9
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-59 No. 29 Negroes George, David, Kim, Harry, Maria, Beck, and Mary vs. Thomas C. Kennard Jun. 1827 MSA SC 4239-1-10
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-65 No. 8 Negro Patience et al. vs. Isaac Morris et al. Jun. 1830 MSA SC 4239-1-11
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-67 No. 5 Betsy Anderson vs. Alexander Parsons Jun. 1831 MSA SC 4239-1-12
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-72 No. 14 William Murrey vs. Vincent E. Benton Nov. 1836 MSA SC 4239-1-13
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-74 No. 3 Emily Ann vs. George S. Hollyday Jun. 1841 MSA SC 4239-1-14
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgment, Eastern Shore) S380-77 No. 10 Stephen Cornish vs. Jacob Willson Jun. 1848 MSA SC 4239-1-15
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-3 No. 80 Thomas Allen vs. Jim Sharp Jun. 1835 MSA SC 4239-3-1
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-3 No. 80 John Anderson vs. Negro Julia Ann Bailey Jun. 1836 MSA SC 4239-3-2
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-4 No. 164 Thomas Anderson vs. Rebecca Garret et al. Jun. 1850 MSA SC 4239-3-3
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-22 No. 49 John M. Burke vs. Negro Joe Jun. 1834 MSA SC 4239-3-4
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-22 No. 110 Sophia Bland and Austin Woolfolk vs. Negro Beverly Dow Jun. 1836 MSA SC 4239-3-5
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-39 No. 153 Airy Cross et al. vs. William Black Dec. 1837 MSA SC 4239-3-6
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-44 No. 79 Marine De Fontaine and Betsy De Fontaine vs. John P. Bonard Jun. 1818 SA SC 4239-3-7
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-45 No. 34 Charles Davis vs. Paul Jacquin and John Pomerait Jun. 1820 MSA SC 4239-3-8
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-54 No. 79 David Fulton vs. Negro John Lewis May 1815 MSA SC 4239-3-9
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-74 No. 62 Samuel Haney vs. Thomas Waddle May 1815 MSA SC 4239-3-10
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-76 No. 34 William Hughes vs. Negro Milly et al. Jun. 1821 MSA SC 4239-3-11
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-77 No. 20 Andrew Hamilton vs. James Cragg Jun. 1823 MSA SC 4239-3-12
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-77 No. 21 Andrew Hamilton vs. Dick Cragg Jun. 1823 MSA SC 4239-3-13
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-84 No. 52 Negro Milley Howard vs. Zachariah Duvall Jun. 1834 MSA SC 4239-3-14
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-90 No. 16 Joseph J. Jones, admr. vs. Charles and Frank Beall Dec. 1849 MSA SC 4239-3-15
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-116 No. 96 James McLaughlin vs. Negro Sam Jun. 1837 MSA SC 4239-3-16
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-122 No. 47 Negro Clara vs. Timothy D. Meagher Jun. 1820 MSA SC 4239-3-17
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 152 Negro Mahala vs. Charles Boone Jun. 1829 MSA SC 4239-3-18
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 107 Negro Margaret vs. Amos Ogden Jun. 1830 MSA SC 4239-3-19
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 134 Negro John et al. vs. William Morton Dec. 1836 MSA SC 4239-3-20
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 116 Negro Maria vs. Edward Ridgely Dec. 1837 MSA SC 4239-3-21
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 141 Negro Peggy vs. Michael Wilson Dec. 1837 MSA SC 4239-3-22
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-123 No. 52 Negro Dennis Anthony vs. Joseph Hays Dec. 1841 MSA SC 4239-3-23
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-132 No. 13 Mary Queen and children vs. Rev. Charles Neale May 1815 MSA SC 4239-3-24
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-132 No. 172 Nancy Queen vs Rev. Charles Neale Dec. 1810 MSA SC 4239-3-25
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-143 No. 12 Robert Stewart vs. Robert Oakes Dec. 1813 MSA SC 4239-3-26
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-144 No. 90 Otho Sprigg vs Negro Mary Dec. 1814 MSA SC 4239-3-27
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-144 No. 91 Otho Sprigg vs Negro Presly Dec. 1814 MSA SC 4239-3-28
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-162 No. 241 Perry Spencer vs. Negro Dennis Dec. 1849 MSA SC 4239-3-29
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-177 No. 36 Jonathan Woodburn vs. Negro Anna Jun. 1817 MSA SC 4239-3-30
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-185 No. 160 John C. Weems vs. Negro Watt Jun. 1828 MSA SC 4239-3-31
    * COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments, Western Shore) S382-187 No. 97 Thomas S. Wilson vs. Negro Anna Barnet Dec. 1836 MSA SC 4239-3-32
 

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* FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Mulatto Tom vs. Lingenfelter
      ITEMS: petition 25 April 1785
      COMMENTS: The son of a free white woman Tom seeks his freedom; "I am now Twenty six years old; i look upon it to be a verry great hardship to serve the said Lingenfelter untill I am thirty one years old"
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-1]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Patrick McNamara 22 March 1786
      COMMENTS: Jailed as a runaway, McNamara noted that he had fought in the American Revolution under Captain Migills
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-2]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Negro Anthony vs. Michael Null
      ITEMS: petition of Anthony, a black man, 23 November 1791; deposition of Margaret Shaw 22 March 1792
      COMMENTS: Seeks freedom
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-3]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Walter Butler vs. Thomas Price
      ITEMS: petition for freedom 22 November 1791
      COMMENTS: Free born black seeks freedom after having been bound by his mother to age twenty
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-4]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Negro Rachael [1792]
      COMMENTS: Free born black seeks freedom
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-5]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Negro Binah vs. Wolfe
      ITEMS: petition 29 March 1791; case stated [1791]
      COMMENTS: Binah charges that she is detained in slavery although entitled to her freedom
      SOURCE: MSA 847-1 [MSA 4239-22-6]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Jacob Hope 13 November 1835
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-7]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) William Phillips vs. Jeremiah Collins
      ITEMS: petition 8 March 1836; summons February thru April 1836; copy of court record 1835
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-8]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Henry Kemp 8 March 1836
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-9]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Peter Phebus vs. Negro Levi
      ITEMS: petition of Peter Phebus 9 May 1838; petition of Charles Wilson 24 October 1838; application for apprentice 22 October 1838; copy of bill of sale 25 January 1838
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-10]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of John Wood 31 October 1838; certificate 8 July 1838; [Exhibit] A, copy of manumission, 15 June 1822; [Exhibit] A, copy of manumission, 17 July 1827; order of sale 5 November 1838
      COMMENTS: Wood seeks to sell slave
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-11]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Davis vs. Mitchell
      ITEMS: petition of James Davis 6 March 1838; testimony [1838]; copy of petition and order 7 June 1838
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-13]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Caleb Ogleton 20 March 1844
      COMMENTS: Freeborn black held as runaway slave successfully petitions for release from jail
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-14]
    * FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Negro John 10 November 1838; answer of Joseph Wagner 12 November 1838; exhibit A 3 May 1828; order of the court 12 NOvember 1838
      COMMENTS: Manumitted slave claims he is held illegally in bondage and seeks permission to emigrate to Liberia
      SOURCE: MSA 847-2 [MSA 4239-22-12]
 
 

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    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Norris vs. Ritchie petition of Daniel Norris 15 October 1855; petition of Lydia A. Norris 15 October1855 Blacks claim they are being illegally detained in bondage MSA SC 4239-33-1
    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Petition of Ezra Shank 25 April 1855 Obtains permission to sell Matilda Roberts, a "notoriously vicious & turbulent" slave MSA SC 4239-33-2
    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Petition of George W. Brown, Negro 9 June 1855; copy of commitment 6 June 1855 Black arrested on assault and battery charges receives permission to have his case heard in court MSA SC 4239-33-3
    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Petition of Dudley, a Slave 13 December 1855; copy of commitment 13 December 1855 MSA SC 4239-33-4
    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Petition of William Joyce and Samuel Joyce 4 February 1865 Two former slaves claim they are free by the Maryland constitution but are held in bondage; court issues writ of habeas corpus MSA SC 4239-33-5
    * FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) [MSA C848] Petition of William Henry Brown 3 May 1865; court order to sheriff 3 May 1865 Father obtains writ of habeas corpus for son Isaac who is detained in slavery MSA SC 4239-33-6
 
 

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    * HOWARD DISTRICT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T409-62-101-1] Nicholas Worthington vs. Ann Worthington docket entries 13 November 1843; petition for writ 27 May 1823; petition 19 February 1824; trustees report of sale of Negroes 20 April 1824; petition of Ann Worthington 1 September 1829; account 16 September 1829 Insane slave owner's slaves are sold by trustee MSA SC 4239-23-1
    * HOWARD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T409-62-124] James Simms et al. vs. Caroline Berry bill 30 June 1856; exhibit A 30 June 1856 Simms and others seek sale of Negro Sam for partition MSA SC 4239-23-2
    * HOWARD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T409-63-233-1] George G. Latchford et al. vs. Talitha Marriott et al. bill, amended bill, 17 September 1860; final order by court 5 March 1861; auditor's report 21 October 1862 Group of legatees petitions to sell real estate rather than slave property to pay debts of estate. The slaves "are valued as family servants and aid in supporting the minors." MSA SC 4239-23-3
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Peter Roulens 2 April 1840; order of the court 14 April 1840 MSA SC 4239-24-1
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Samuel Dorsey 1840; approval 29 September 1840 MSA SC 4239-24-2
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Hugh Harrison 24 June 1841 MSA SC 4239-24-3
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of William Johnson 23 November 1842 MSA SC 4239-24-4
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Nathan Snowden 20 June 1843; testimonial 22 August 1843 MSA SC 4239-24-5
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of William Willey 17 March 1845 MSA SC 4239-24-6
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Patience et al. 24 February 1846; proceedings of the orphans court 1843; Maryland vs Dorsey record 30 January 1849; court of appeals ruling [1849] MSA SC 4239-24-7
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Charles G. Haslap 9 February 1847 MSA SC 4239-24-8
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Hammond vs. Welsh petition of John Hammond 6 July 1847 MSA SC 4239-24-9
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Gaither vs. Joshua, a servant petition 24 August 1847 MSA SC 4239-24-10
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Joshua Barlow 28 December 1847; order of court [1847] MSA SC 4239-24-11
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Sophia Johnson ca. 1847 MSA SC 4239-24-12
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Hardy vs. Acorn 17 June 1851; motion 5 July 1851 MSA SC 4239-24-13
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Lucretia Warfield 10 June 1851 MSA SC 4239-24-14
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of J. Dorsey 29 July 1851 MSA SC 4239-24-15
    * HOWARD DISTRICT REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of James Piper 9 September 1851 MSA SC 4239-24-16
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of R. H. Hare 4 May 1852 MSA SC 4239-24-17
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of John Owings 3 August 1852 MSA SC 4239-24-18
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of W. Worthington 16 November 1852; court order 1 March 1858 MSA SC 4239-24-19
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Harriet Williams 7 June 1853 MSA SC 4239-24-20
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Mary Ann Dorsey 6 June 1854 MSA SC 4239-24-21
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of William Fisher 20 June 1854 MSA SC 4239-24-22
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of John R.D. Thomas 19 September 1854 MSA SC 4239-24-23
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Benjamin Williams 21 November 1854 MSA SC 4239-24-24
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of A.L. Mackey 1854 MSA SC 4239-24-25
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Shipley vs. Hopkins, Negro petition 16 January 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-26
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Z.M. Isaac 6 February [1855] MSA SC 4239-24-27
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Thomas W. Legins 20 February 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-28
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Mary Welsh 17 April 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-29
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of James Gary 17 April 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-30
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Greenbury Johnson 17 April 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-31
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of James Harbau 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-32
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of R. Johnson 1 May 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-33
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of George Richardson 7 August 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-34
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Edward Talbott 2 October 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-35
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of J.J. Mayfield 2 October 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-36
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of J. H. Owings 7 October 1856 MSA SC 4239-24-37
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Elliott vs Negro Boston petition 16 October 1855 MSA SC 4239-24-38
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Littleton Waclin 2 December 1856 MSA SC 4239-24-39
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of W. Mathews 29 January 1861 MSA SC 4239-24-40
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Richard Simpson 26 February 1861 MSA SC 4239-24-41
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of George Gaither 2 September 1861 MSA SC 4239-24-42
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Walter Clemmons 1862 MSA SC 4239-24-43
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Thomas vs. Brown petition 5 May 1863 MSA SC 4239-24-44
    * HOWARD COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions) [MSA T1307-28a] Petition of Amanda Blackstone 2 January 1866 MSA SC 4239-24-45
 
 

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    * MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Scharf Collection) [S1005] Petition of William Durban, Jr. to Judge of Frederick County Court, 23 July 1814 MSA 4239-6-1
    * MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Scharf Collection) [S1005] Negro Henry vs. Sprigg MSA SC 4239-6-2

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    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-3-35] Negro Charity and others vs. Robb, Lansdale, Robb bill 1818; statement of William Campbell 1818; answer of Adam Robb 19 May 1819; decree July 1820 Charity, Mary and her infant child, and Kitty asserted that they were entitled to their freedom as indicated in the affidavit of William Campbell, but now they believed they had been sold and were "about to be carried out of this State" MSA SC 4239-25-1
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-3-52] Martha Toogood et al. vs. Andrew Graff et al. bill of Sally Toogood [1822]; bill of Sally Toogood by her next friend Martha Toogood 20 February 1822; answer of Walter Stewart 6 March 1822; bill 30 November 1822; bill bond 30 November 1822; copy of deed of emancipation 13 November 1821 It was "agreed between the Counsel for the different parties"that the manumitted slaves should be sold to pay debts MSA SC 4239-25-2
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-5] John Atwood vs. Benjamin Marshall Petition of John Atwood ca. 1828 Atwood seeks payment of $575 debt with interest beginning February 1, 1822, from slaveowner who put title to his blacks in the name of a brother MSA SC 4239-25-3
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-6-66] Thomas Scott vs. Henry Roberts bill 20 November 1830 Scott charges that Roberts plans the "secret removal" of three male slaves belonging to the estate deceased Joseph Roberts MSA SC 4239-25-4
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-10-112] Union Bank of Georgetown vs. John P. C. Peter et al. bill 5 November 1835 Slaveholder owed bank $15,489 MSA SC 4239-25-5
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-9-111] Thomas M. Offutt et al. vs. Ann M. Fisher bill 5 November 1840 Dispute over slaves in an estate MSA SC 4239-25-6
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-12-125] William Willson vs. John Braddock bill 2 July 1846; decree 8 March 1847; report 15 October 1847 Slaves Elizabeth, Edward, Jane, et al. sold for debt MSA SC 4239-25-7
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-14-106] Ann Magruder vs. Wesley Magruder bill 18 June 1847; answer 26 January 1848; amended bill 14 December 1848; testimony ca. 1848; interlocutory decree 18 July 1849 Farmer could not afford "to employ or purchase servants" except an old black woman who had been in his family; wife seeks divorce because, according to husband, she would not cook his meals and he responded violently MSA SC 4239-25-8
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-22-74] John A. Carter vs. Charles Spates bill 25 January 1848 Plaintiff charges that slaves were sold by sheriff or others improperly MSA SC 4239-25-9
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-15-109] Stephen Anderson et al. vs. Joseph Anderson bill of complaint 20 October 1850 Legatee charges executor of his father's estate omitted Negro property from inventory MSA SC 4239-25-10
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-19-124] John Jones et al. vs. Teresa Jones et al. petition 29 September 1855; inventory of personal estate 29 September 1855; decree 3 March 1858 Estate and slaves MSA SC 4239-25-11
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-22-111] William Willson vs. Robert Magruder bill 12 December 1855; exhibit A list of slaves 12 December 1855; exhibit B copy of will 12 December 1855; amended bill 18 January 1856; copy of second account 4 December 1857; auditors report 4 March 1858 Slaveholder frees slaves in his will if they will emigrate to Liberia; if they do not leave they will remain in slavery; heirs seek to abide by the letter of the will; court declares slaves free MSA SC 4239-25-12
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-22-145] Henry Warring vs. Anna Warring petition of Henry B. Warring 12 November 1851; court order 4 February 1861; auditor's report 27 February 1861 Slave owning woman declared insane; slaves hired out; one of the slaves, Sophia, ran away with her two children but was captured and sold MSA SC 4239-25-13
    * MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) [MSA T415-25-167] Julia Patterson vs. George C. Patterson bill for divorce 3 February 1865; answer 3 May 1865; commissioner's return 17 July 1865 Husband sells wife's slave; slave trader testifies MSA SC 4239-25-14
 

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    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-7] Petition for freedom by Kate on behalf of Harry, George, Hesse, and Jim; petition 18 January 1809 MSA SC 4239-26-1
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-8] Milly Ogleton vs. Osborne Boone petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 "...your petitioner is detained in slavery by Osburn Boone; and as she is entitled to her freedom having had ...descended from a free Woman" MSA SC 4239-26-2
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-9] Letty Ogleton et al. vs. Philip Soper petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Petition for freedom for Letty and her children Henry, Michael, Lucy, Luckey, and Charles MSA SC 4239-26-3
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-10] Amey and Daniel Ogleton vs. Colemore Pope petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Petitioners said they were detained in slavery by Pope though they were descended from a free woman MSA SC 4239-26-4
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-11] Eliza Ogleton et al. vs. Samuel Marshall petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Eliza and her three children Solomon, Maria, and Daniel said they were illegally held in bondage MSA SC 4239-26-5
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-12] Charles Ogleton et al. vs. Francis [Osborn] petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Blacks claimed they were being illegally detained in slavery MSA SC 4239-26-6
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-13] Harry Ogleton et al. vs. Nelly Jenkins petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Blacks being detained in slavery and entitled to their freedom MSA SC 4239-26-7
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-14] Pompey Ogleton vs. Fielder Pope petition for freedom 10 September 1810; summons 10 September 1810 Slave claims illegal detention in slavery MSA SC 4239-26-8
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-16] Milly Ogleton vs. Osborne Boone depositions 5 September 1811 "...your petitioner is detained in slavery by Osburn Boone; and as she is entitled to her freedom having had ...descended from a free Woman" MSA SC 4239-26-9
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-26] Petition of Ann Mudd and George Sylvester Boone to the Governor of Maryland; petition April 1828 petition for sale of blacks confined in county jail MSA SC 4239-26-10
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-27, 28, and 30] Arthur Pue West vs. Charles H. L. West record 1 October 1828; deposition of John Bird 3 November 1828; article of agreement 17 April 1829 Court record, including copy of original petition, involving the contested will of slave master Stephen West who according to one version emancipated a number of slaves and others, including his two servants Polly and Charlotte "whom I heretofore liberated;" 62 1/2 acres of land; agreement sought "deeds of manumission" MSA SC 4239-26-11
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-39] Petition of Thomas Burke petition 15 April 1833; letter of commendation 15 April 1833 Free black man asks for the privilege of owning a gun MSA SC 4239-26-12
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-43] State vs. Milly Bowser petition of Milly Bowser 27 April 1835; commitment 27 April 1835; warrant 27 April 1835; bench warrant 27 April 1835 Free black arrested and jailed for entering the state illegally from the District of Columbia; she petitions the chief judge of the First Judicial District and is released from confinement MSA SC 4239-26-13
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-44] Hannah Jackson et al. vs. Arthur P. West petition 26 November 1835; bill docket 26 November 1835; summons 26 November 1835 Group of five free blacks held by Arthur P. West in the Upper Marlboro jail as slaves; they asserted they were "persons of color free & entitled to freedom under the laws of the State of Maryland" MSA SC 4239-26-14
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-55] Negroes Catherine, Airy, Frederick, Eliza, Benjamin, Caroline, George, and Alfred vs. Jeremiah Townshend petition 9 October 1847 Blacks claimed that they were unjustly "detained in slavery by one Jeremiah Townshend of said County" MSA SC 4239-26-15
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-57] Lucy Crawford vs. Hope H. Slatter Transcript of Baltimore City Court Proceedings 23 March 1848 Lucy Cawford sues for her freedom and wins MSA SC 4239-26-16
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-59] Charles Digges vs. Negro Enoch petition 13 November 1848; bill of sale 13 November 1848 In 1848, Digges purchased Enoch who was to serve until 25 October 1856 and then be set free. The slave was a perpetual runaway, a person "very bad character," and, according to the master, a "rogue". Under a law permitting owners to sell "notoriously vicious or turbulent" blacks, even those promised their freedom, Digges was granted permission to sell his slave. MSA SC 4239-26-17
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1187-62] Petition of Thomas Baldwin petition 8 July 1850 Request to sell Negro John Cogy MSA SC 4239-26-18
    * PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Court Papers, Blacks) [MSA C1188-63] Petition of Citizens of Piscataway Neighborhood; petition 14 March 1856 Whites ask commissioners for pension for Negro Kitty Chapman; she was old, infirmed, afflicted, and entirely destitute; she hd "lost her eyesight as well as her mind"; the commissioners appropriated $10 MSA SC 4239-34-1
 

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    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 89 Hezekiah Smoot vs. George Beal
      ITEMS: bill 23 February 1830 (4); answer 2 December 1830 (3); decree 16 November 1831 (2)
      COMMENTS: Sale of slaves
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-151 [MSA 4239-27-3]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 62 Catherine Ann Keech vs. John Hopkins and Mahlon Hopkins
      ITEMS: bill 24 January 1831 (4); answer 19 November 1831 (3); decree, n.d. (1)
      COMMENTS: Sale of slaves Lucinda and Charlotte
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-179 [MSA 4239-27-4]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 63 William S. Keech vs. John Hopkins and Mahlon Hopkins
      ITEMS: bill 24 June 1831 (2); answer 19 November 1831 (3)
      COMMENTS: Sale of slave Mary
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-180 [MSA 4239-27-5]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 68 James Reeder vs. William B. Locke and Susanna Reeder
      ITEMS: bill 19 September 1831 (3); disclaimer 19 November 1831 (2)
      COMMENTS: Sale of slaves Frederick, George, Avis, et al.
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-183 [MSA 4239-27-6]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 86 Charles L. Gardiner vs. Edward Fenwick
      ITEMS: bill 20 May 1833; answer 18 November 1833; exhibit A 12 January 1833; exhibit G letter 11 January 1833; statement of purchase 18 November 1833; receipts 1826-1832
      COMMENTS: Slave Michael purchased his freedom but Fenwick would not release him from bondage
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-207 [MSA 4239-27-7]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 87 Charles Nuthall vs. Margaret Bean
      ITEMS: bill 21 May 1833; decree 17 August 1833; trustees report 17 September 1834
      COMMENTS: Sale of mortgaged slave
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-208 [MSA 4239-27-8]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 157 Philip Turner vs. Peter Gough and John L. Milburn
      ITEMS: bill 15 March 1833
      COMMENTS: Title of slave Harriet
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-218 [MSA 4239-27-9]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 133 Edmund J. Plowden and William L. Brent vs. Edward J. Heard and Henry J. Heard
      ITEMS: bill 24 September 1836
      COMMENTS: Suit concerning title to slaves Lucy, Ann, Mary Olivia, Cecilia, James, and Henrietta
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-259 [MSA 4239-27-10]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 137 George G. Ashcom vs. Zachariah Spalding
      ITEMS: bill 16 May 1837; answer 2 August 1837
      COMMENTS: Suit concerning contract to purchase slaves
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-262 [MSA 4239-27-11]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 204 George A. Carpenter
      ITEMS: petition 10 August 1842; order of court August 1842; affidavits August 1842
      COMMENTS: Request to sell twelve-year-old female slave because owner had not been able to "produce a reformation" in her behavior
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-308 [MSA 4239-27-12]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 205 Jane Rock vs. James Rock
      ITEMS: petition [1842]; commission report March 1844
      COMMENTS: Jane Rock seeks divorce because husband married her for her money; the 1840 U.S. census listed James Rock as head of household, age 50 to 60; Jane age 60 to 70; and two slaves, ages 10 to 24, male and female. USMSPC, St. Mary Co., Md., 1840, p. 181.
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-309 [MSA 4239-27-13]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 216 Samuel Winchester vs. William Reeder
      ITEMS: bill 2 August 1843; decree 16 March 1844
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slaves Sandy and Ceila
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-316 [MSA 4239-27-14]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 242 Albert Burch vs. Mary N. Alvey
      ITEMS: bill 15 March 1845
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slave Rachael
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-338 [MSA 4239-27-15]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 262 Briscoe Cheseldine et al. vs. William Allston and Morris Shanks
      ITEMS: bill 24 August 1846
      COMMENTS: Dispute over title to slaves Adam and Richard
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-356 [MSA 4239-27-16]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 268 Benjamin G. Harris vs. William Reeder
      ITEMS: bill 11 February 1847
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slave Susan
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-360 [MSA 4239-27-17]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 269 William Reeder vs. Basil R. Spalding et al.
      ITEMS: bill March 1847; newspaper notice 11 February 1847
      COMMENTS: Trustees sell Negro woman Mary
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-361 [MSA 4239-27-18]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 88 William Coad vs. George Taylor
      ITEMS: bill 19 February 1830 (3); copy of bill 19 February 1830 (2); decree 10 July 1833 (4)
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slaves Lewis and Charles
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-150 [MSA 4239-27-2]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY COURT (Equity Papers) 73, 170 Henry Abell vs. Elizabeth Attaway Abell et al.
      ITEMS: bill and exhibit 10 March 1829 (4); bill and exhibit, n.d. (4); decree 12 march 1835 (2)
      COMMENTS: Family dispute over ownership of slaves
      SOURCE: MSA C1591-134 [MSA 4239-27-1]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Leonard Hyfel 7 April 1836; last will and testament 1835; copy, last will and testament, 26 May 1831; advertisement 11 March 1836
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA C1673-5 [MSA 4239-28-1]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Jane Woodland, free black 21 November 1857
      COMMENTS: Free black seeks relief from apprenticeships of children
      SOURCE: MSA C1673-10 [MSA 4239-28-2]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of C.L. Johnson 13 June 1859
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA C1673-12 [MSA 4239-28-3]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Henry Hammett 9 January 1859
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA C1673-12 [MSA 4239-28-4]
 

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    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) 402 John H. Key vs. Benjamin G. Harris and Henry G.S. Key
      ITEMS: bill 9 March 1855; exhibit A, indenture, 14 March 1855; answer of H.G.S. Key 21 March 1855; answer B.G. Harris 21 March 1855; decree 29 May 1855
      COMMENTS: Case involving foreclosure on land and slaves
      SOURCE: MSA C1592-44 [MSA 4239-35-1]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) 404 John H. Tucker vs. Robert J. Dean
      ITEMS: bill 22 March 1855; mortgage 13 March 1854; commissioners's return 23 November 1855
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slaves George, Martha, Robert, and Henry
      SOURCE: MSA C1592-46 [MSA 4239-35-2]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) 469 Thomas Hebb and William H. Hebb vs. Clement Wathen and Robert H. Wathen
      ITEMS: bill 11 November 1858; exhibit A, indenture, 11 November 1858; decree 6 June 1859
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slaves Hester, Betty, James, and Cecilia
      SOURCE: MSA C1592-81 [MSA 4239-35-3]
    * ST. MARY'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) 481 Alexander Penn et al. vs. Hezekiah H. Bean
      ITEMS: bill 24 June 1859; copy of mortgage 24 June 1859
      COMMENTS: Mortgage foreclosure on slaves John and Robert
      SOURCE: MSA C1592-88 [MSA 4239-35-4]
    * ST. MARY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) 402 Mary Ellen Hayden vs. Bernard L. Layden
      ITEMS: bill 22 March 1862; court order 22 March 1862
      COMMENTS: Wife of slaveowner sues for divorce charging that "in the last few years these acts of violence have become so frequent and severe as to render it unsafe for your Petitioner to trust herself in the society of her said husband"
      SOURCE: MSA C1592-122 [MSA 4239-35-5]
 
 

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    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) William J. Trippe vs. Nicholas H. Trippe
      ITEMS: bill of complaint 4 May 1857; decree 15 May 1857; trustee's report of sales 17 August 1857; petition of trustee 9 December 1858; petition of William Trippe 11 June 1860; petition 19 December 1864; petition of Samuel Hambleton 29 January 1873
      COMMENTS: Slaves in trust estate hired out, then sold
      SOURCE: MSA T1628-1-96 [MSA 4239-29-1]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) Robert O. Ridgaway vs. William Ridgaway
      ITEMS: bill of complaint 24 June 1858; decree 27 August 1858; petition and order of the court 24 December 1858; report of trustee 7 March 1859; advertisement for "sale of the negroes" 8 March 1859; exhibit A 14 May 1859; exhibit B 14 May 1859; copy of petition and order of court 2 May 1859; petition of R. O. Ridaway 7 April 1860; petition 23 December 1868
      COMMENTS: Trustee of an estate sells slaves
      SOURCE: MSA T1628-1-113 [MSA 4239-29-2]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) William J. Trippe vs. Nicholas H. Trippe
      ITEMS: bill of complaint 4 May 1857; decree 15 May 1857; trustee's report of sales 17 August 1857; petition of trustee 9 December 1858; petition of William Trippe 11 June 1860; petition 19 December 1864; petition of Samuel Hambleton 29 January 1873
      COMMENTS: Slaves in trust estate hired out, then sold
      SOURCE: MSA T1628-1-96 [MSA 4239-29-1]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Equity Papers) Robert O. Ridgaway vs. William Ridgaway
      ITEMS: bill of complaint 24 June 1858; decree 27 August 1858; petition and order of the court 24 December 1858; report of trustee 7 March 1859; advertisement for "sale of the negroes" 8 March 1859; exhibit A 14 May 1859; exhibit B 14 May 1859; copy of petition and order of court 2 May 1859; petition of R. O. Ridaway 7 April 1860; petition 23 December 1868
      COMMENTS: Trustee of an estate sells slaves
      SOURCE: MSA T1628-1-113 [MSA 4239-29-2]
    * TALBOT COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Negroes Ann Marie et al. vs. Hopkins
      ITEMS: petition 22 May 1824; log page November 1858; summons 22 May 1824
      COMMENTS: Petition for freedom
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-1]
    * TALBOT COUNTY COURT (Petitions) Moses Mowbray vs. William Kirby
      ITEMS: petition 16 May 1825; log page November 1858
      COMMENTS: Petition for freedom
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-2]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) Johnson vs. Ridgaway
      ITEMS: petition 4 January 1858 (2); affidavit 18 August 1858
      COMMENTS: Blacks claim illegal detention in slavery
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-3]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of John W. Dawson 15 February 1859
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-4]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Francis Loockerman 17 February 1859
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-5]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of William Hayward 17 February 1859; distribution costs 17 February 1859
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-6]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Edward Hardwith et al. 1 December 1860
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-7]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of James Chambers 19 February 1863
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-8]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Washington Gordon 22 August 1863; writ of habeas corpus 22 August 1863
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-9]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Lloyd Mitchell 17 November 1863
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-10]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Nathan Hopkins, a slave 1 October 1864; letter 24 September 1864
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-11]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Samuel Stewart 10 January 1865; response petition of James A. Ridgaway 17 January 1865; writ of habeas corpus 18 January 1865
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-12]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Caroline Hopkins 2 January 1866; answer 8 January 1866; writ of habeas corpus 5 January 1866; order of court 8 January 1866
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-13]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions) Daniel Joshua vs. State of Maryland
      ITEMS: petition 8 January 1866; commitment 8 January 1866; writ of habeas corpus 12 January 1866; summary of proceedings 28 January 1866
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-14]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Petition of Mark Cornish 11 April 1866; answer 19 April 1866; writ of habeas corpus 11 April 1866
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-15]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Almira Johnson vs. Archie Price petition of Almira Johnson 9 June 1866; answer 26 June 1866; writ of habeas corpus 25 June 1866; opinion of the court 3 July 1866; order of court 24 July 1866
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-16]
    * TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Petitions)
      ITEMS: Bailey vs. Johnson petition 22 November 1866; answer 26 November 1866; writ of habeas corpus 23 November 1866
      COMMENTS:
      SOURCE: MSA T1638-39 [MSA 4239-30-17]
 
 

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    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Michael House vs. George French petition 20 June 1811; accounty 26 March 1811; petition 8 May 1812 Dispute over profits from slaves and land in an estate MSA SC 4239-32-1
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Samule Lynch, Jr. petition 10 November 1818 MSA SC 4239-32-2
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Gher vs. Dorsey petition of George Gher [1829]; answer 1 September 1829 Estate administrator seeks to have slave child, "begot prior to the execution of the Bill of Sale [of the mother] & not included therein", to be part of the estate MSA SC 4239-32-3
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Henry A. Jamison bill [1836]; petition of Elizabeth A. Byrne 7 December 1835 Slaveowner was "exceedingly soliticous for the welfare of her domestics", and through a male administrator of her husband's estate she asked that slaves be sold at a private sale for the best prices rather than at a public sale for the appraised prices (which were 10 percent above market value) MSA SC 4239-32-4
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] John Bowles vs. Isabell Johnson bill 12 November 1845; answer 15 November 1845 Two Negro girls named Eliza and Sarah were improperly included in an inventory as belonging to the estate of John Johnson according to plaintiff MSA SC 4239-32-5
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Henrietta Gaither bill 26 May 1846 Slaveowner notes that "some of said negro slaves are married, and a public sale of them would subject them to the hazard of being separated from their families and also being sold out of the state, or to cruel masters--all of which they are desirous of preventing" MSA SC 4239-32-6
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Virginia Jenkins bill 22 September 1846 Free black woman (though her color is not indicated) asks tobe released from jail because she had been arrested for leaving and returning to the state "contrary to law" MSA SC 4239-32-7
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of James Biays bill 11 May 1847; court order [1848] Sale and distribution of estate slaves MSA SC 4239-32-8
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Juliet McKinely vs. N. McKinley bill 12 October 1847; bill 1848; order of the court 2 December 1847; docket of appeal 21 March 1848 Case involving slaves belonging to an estate MSA SC 4239-32-9
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Daniel Huyett vs. Edward Gaither 16 November 1847 bill 16 November 1847 Creditors to an estate charge that estate administrator sold some slaves to Matilda Gaither "only to gratify the requirements of the Orphans Court in making his return of the sales at the property time"; in fact the administrator was the purchaser of the slaves MSA SC 4239-32-10
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of George Scheley and James A. Dall bill 14 December 1847 Executors of estate of large number of blacks ask permission to keep the property until the spring of 1848, and "perhaps for a longer period", so that they can be most beneficial to the parties interested in the estate MSA SC 4239-32-11
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Edward Gaither 1 February 1848; exhibit A [1848]; appeal 17 February 1848 Estate administrator accused to hiring slaves out for his profit MSA SC 4239-32-12
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Lavinia Grove bill 7 March 1848 Slaveowner admits mistake of including in an inventory slaves for life named Thomas, Francis, Mary and Isabella, but the four slaves were entitled to their freedom when they reached age thirty five; asks court to issue a new warrant of appraisal MSA SC 4239-32-13
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Eve Abigail Davis vs. Samuel A. Stonebraker bill 17 October 1848 Davis claims title to slave Tilly MSA SC 4239-32-14
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of William Cushua petition 1849 Estate executor asks the court to accept the plea for freedom of Amy Thompson, a "Mulatto Servant Woman" belonging to the estate of Elizabeth Prather MSA SC 4239-32-15
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] John Crookshanks vs. William Patterson (Negro) bill 24 October 1848; decree 20 January 1849 Crookshanks seeks to extend service of William who ran away MSA SC 4239-32-16
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] William Brown vs Isabell Brien bill 1849; answer; decree 5 June 1849 Negro girl Margarett was incorrectly cited on an estate inventory MSA SC 4239-32-17
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Z. Claggett bill 17 April 1849 Estate administrator asks court to delete two slaves from an inventory because "the said slaves are not the property of the deceased and that he had but a life estate in the same" MSA SC 4239-32-18
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of John C. Wenger bill 15 May 1849; order of the court 15 May 1849 Guardian of a minor says that the minor's mother was possessed in her own right of "certain slaves being a negro woman and four children, & being so possessed, she then intermarried with your petitioner, who joined his said wife Huedah, on the 11th day of December 1847, in a sale of said slaves to a certain free man of color named Levi Bowie, a resident of Washington County, at and for the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars--a price, which your petitioner admists was greatly below the actual market value of said negroes--"; guardian asks that heirs to an estate unite in legalizing bill of sale to Bowie MSA SC 4239-32-19
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of John Chase bill 26 February 1850 Free negro John Chase purchased his wife Peggy, and his two daughters Ellen and Maria, in 1839, but owed $105; loaned the money by Honorable Thomas Buchanan, when Buchanan died in 1847, the executors of his estate listed Chase's two children on the inventory of property (Peggy had died); and Chase sought to have Ellen and Maria striken from the inventory MSA SC 4239-32-20
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Joseph Smallwood bill 30 September 1851; charge [1851]; order of the court [1851] Former slave emancipated in the District of Columbia, Smallwood asks to be released from jail, having been arrested when entering the state; he argued that he was passing through on his way to Pennsylvania, and was released MSA SC 4239-32-21
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Richard Grim vs. Elizabeth Grim bill 22 June 1852; answer 22 June 1852 Dispute over slaves belonging to the estate of Alexander Grim MSA SC 4239-32-22
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Elizabeth Smith et al. vs. David Smith bill 29 June 1854; docket page 1854; answer 11 August 1854; bill of sale 4 September 1837; testimony [1854]; decree of orphans court 27 October 1854; petition for appeal 8 November 1854; decree and opinion of court of appeals Heirs to an estate seeks compensation for Negro girl Maria MSA SC 4239-32-23
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Nathaniel Summers vs. George Harvey 10 November 1854 "The Petition of Nathaniel Summers, admr. of Paul Summers decd, shows to your Honors that a certain David Gray, a colored man, now deceased, agreed with the said Paul, in his life time, for a valuable consideration to support and maintain his blind and aged mother, Martha Barns, a slave of said Paul, for and during her life" MSA SC 4239-32-24
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of George Brent bill 18 April 1855 Executrix of Margaret B. Blackwell seeks certificates of freedom for manumitted blacks MSA SC 4239-32-25
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Certificates of Character--"request and recommend" to the court in behalf of Henry Calhoun 1 May 1855; Maria, Ann and George Goens 4 May 1855; Susan A. Murray 15 May 1855; Philip Herbert [ca. 1855]; George House 29 June 1855; Mary Ann Miller 3 July 1855; Grace Cook 10 July 1855; Louise Handey 20 July 1855; Louisa Butler 20 July 1855; Sally Ambrose 1855; Harriett Lyncy 20 July 1855; Henry Mitchell 17 June 1856 Whites recommend free persons of color of "good character" MSA SC 4239-32-26
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Estate of Esther Middlekauff petition of Jacob Middlekauff et al. 21 June 1855; petition of John Middlekauff et al. 21 June 1855 Estate administrators seek to free slaves as prescribed in last will and testament of Esther Middlekauff MSA SC 4239-32-27
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Estate of Thomas Buchanan bill 26 June 1855 Administrator seeks to use mortgage on "Negro woman & 4 Children" as a credit upon the amount of an inventory MSA SC 4239-32-28
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] State of Maryland vs. Thomas Rice petition of Thomas Rice and Hiram Good 18 December 1855; court order to sheriff [1855]; court order on Thomas Rice 18 December 1855; court order on Hiram Good 18 December 1855 Pennsylvania free blacks arrested as runaway slaves; remained in jail from summer to December before released MSA SC 4239-32-29
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Isaish Thompson bill 12 December 1855; court order 21 December 1855 Thompson seeks revocation of his indenture because of his master's refusal to provide "necessary wants"; bill found in packet titled "Orders of Court relating to free Negroes"; described as a "negro boy" he is allowed to seek another master; unusualcase of black successfully sueing a white MSA SC 4239-32-30
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of George W. Post bill 15 January 1856; court order 15 January 1856 Illegitimate mulatto indentured servant Sarah Westenberger caused a "great deal of trouble" for her master, and the court extended the indenture MSA SC 4239-32-31
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] William B. Kennedy vs. Negro Emanuel Stephenson bill 12 February 1856; answer 15 February 1856; decree 15 February 1856 Defendant denies charges of bad character and absconding; bill dismissed MSA SC 4239-32-32
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Permits to Free Negroes--whites "respectfully recommend" with "certificates of character" for the following: certificate for George Wagoner 1 May 1856; permit to George Wagoner 2 May 1856; certificate for Louisa Butler 20 May 1856; certificate for Nancy Anderson 20 May 1856; certificate for Harriet Lynch 20 May 1856; certificate for Cesar Pepers 21 May 1856; certificate for Susan A. Murray 3 June 1856; certificate for Ann Miller 17 June 1856; certificate for Charles Reeder 17 June 1856; certificate for Esther Briscoe 17 June 1856; certificate for Mary Gwinn 17 June 1856; certificate for Joseph Snively 17 June 1856; certificate for Maria Briscoe 17 June 1856; certificate for Sallie Ambrose 20 June 1856; certificate for Nannette Graham 23 June 1856; permit to Nanette Graham 24 June 1856; certificate for Jane Barnes 30 June 1856; permit to Jane Barnes 1 July 1856; certificate for John Henry August 1856; permit to John Henry 5 August 1856 Travel permits sought by free people of color MSA SC 4239-32-33
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] In the Matter of Hannah Lucket bill [1856]; request to register of wills 7 January 1856; oath of Richard Ragan, Jr. 7 January 1856; note regarding name 7 January 1856 "Hannah = Stout in person = Light complexion - five feet 5 inches -" was freed by the will of Richard Ragan the elder MSA SC 4239-32-34
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Jacob Hawk et al. vs. Henry Fiery et al. bill 9 May 1856; answer 31 May 1856; the 3rd account 1856; decree 10 June 1856 Dispute involving account submitted by executors and included slave property MSA SC 4239-32-35
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Benjamin Jonathan bill 27 June 1856; court order 27 June 1856 Free black jailed "for coming into the state" says he is a resident of the state and has not broken the law; court ordered Jonathan to pay $20 and all fees, costs and expenses, and if he could not he was to be turned over to the sheriff and sold at public auction to the highest bidder "for cash, whether a resident of his state or not for the shortest term, which will pay the said fine" MSA SC 4239-32-36
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of ALfred Dunmore bill 4 September 1856; permit to Alfred Dunmore 5 September 1856 Free mulatto obtains permission to visit "his brothers and relations residing in the vicinity of Pittsburg" MSA SC 4239-32-37
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Westly Triple bill 17 October 1856 Free black from Virginia jailed as runaway slave on August 9, 1856; released by court order October 17, 1856 MSA SC 4239-32-38
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Schlosser Witmer vs. Joshua Myers bill 31 December 1856 Myers, a black apprentice to Witmer, a runaway, was captured, and is given an additional eighteen months servitude MSA SC 4239-32-39
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Margaret Booth vs. David Cooper Negro Slave bill 29 May 1857; letter of Wilson and Hindes [1857]; bill of costs [1857]; decree 5 June 1857 Runaway slave "of bad habits" arrested in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and court granted permission for Booth to sell him out of the state MSA SC 4239-32-40
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] James Burris vs. John Miller bill 7 August 1857; bill of sale 7 August 1857; agreement of Joseph Yates 7 August 1857 Burris sells the indenture of John Miller "a colored boy" to Yates for $125 MSA SC 4239-32-41
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Barbara Ruch bill 18 August 1857 Wife of deceased slaveowner claims a Negro boy "to be her own in her own separate right" MSA SC 4239-32-42
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Daniel Brosins et al. vs. Jacob Younker slave bill 13 November 1857; costs [1857]; decree 13 November 1857 Court ruled that slave's term should be extended ten years, to 12 October 1879, because of absconding MSA SC 4239-32-43
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Henry Show vs. Mary Jones Mulatto Slave bill 17 November 1857; testimony 14 April 1857; answer of Mary Jones 17 November 1857; decree 17 November 1857 Although Mary Jones denied that she had ever run away from her master, her indenture is extended eighteen months MSA SC 4239-32-44
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of Andrew Hasmire bill 4 May 1858 Permission to sell runaway slave woman granted MSA SC 4239-32-45
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Petition of William Patterson and Nathan Luckett bill 23 July 1858 Two free blacks arrested as runaway slaves in May are released MSA SC 4239-32-46
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Susan Brumbaugh et al. vs. Henry Baker, Negro Slave bill 1 April 1859; certificate of justices of peace 28 August 1857; certificate of Thomas Biddle 19 January 1858; order of court 1 April 1859; state of Maryland vs. Henry Baker 28 August 1857; statement of costs [1859] Baker, a free man of color, remained in the state past the sixty days allowed him following his release from the penitentiary; he was given four years and three months service; later his service was extended to 1875 MSA SC 4239-32-47
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Nelson J. Ditto vs. his slave Resin Howard bill 6 August 1859; decree 9 August 1859 Authorization granted to sell "nortoriously turbulent and vicious" runaway slave MSA SC 4239-32-48
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-1] Joseph Yates vs. John Miller bill 18 May 1860; court order 18 May 1860 Permission granted to sell runaway MSA SC 4239-32-49
    * WASHINGTON COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Petitions and Orders) [MSA T450-2] Virginia Mason Estate docket page 11 October 1861; petition of John Thomson Mason 18 September 1861; copy of bill of sale 11 October 1861; testimony of John T. Mason 11 October 1861; court findings on bill of sale [1861]; decree 11 October 1861 Administrator of estate questions the fact that two slaves, Fanny and Dan, are listed in appraisement of property when they should not be; Dan, appraised at $550, was "wholly deranged so as to be of no value for work, but on the contrary an actual charge upon your petitioner" MSA SC 4239-32-50
 
 
 
MSA SC 4239
compiled by Dr. Loren Schweninger from Maryland State Archives records for
"Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks: Petitions to Maryland"
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