Slave documents collection, 1821-1860
Negro Family coming into the Union Lines, 1863?
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
- Bowie State University (Bowie, Md.)
- Collection includes bills of sale, manumission papers, letters, manuscripts, and other documents relating to slavery in Maryland, Louisiana, and other states. The bills of sale record sales executed in various parishes of Louisiana.
- "Dr. [illegible] July 24th: 1863 [Maryland]
Upon consideration about your putting the servant man Henry Gutridge upon your farm I think you had better continue him in jail a while longer as I should not feel safe If I thought he was at liberty.
Yrs Very Respectfully
Mr Wm H Tuck
Eleanor B M Hilleary
Mrs E. Beall: [ ]
to be Kept in
(See the NUCMC catalog record) (PDF, 9 KB)