Five court documents from Frederick County, Maryland, and Jefferson County, Virginia, mostly regarding slavery and manumission. They consist of: declaration by Christian Kemp of the removal of Negro Joseph from Berkeley County, Virginia to Frederick County, Maryland (January 13, 1797); affidavit of Philip Coblentz affirming manumission of Negro Mathew, Frederick County, Maryland (August 20, 1811); deed of bill of sale between William P. Craighill, William Little, Samuel Brown, and Samuel Swayne, for land in Jefferson County, Virginia (1815-1816); affidavit of Sampson Delashmutt affirming children of Mary Swan(n) to be free-born (July 25, 1822), and later statement by Delashmutt that Jacob Swan(n) is a free born son of Mary Swan(n) (October 19, 1822), both of Frederick County, Maryland; and a statement by Mary Swann of her manumission and affidavit of Sampson Delashmutt affirming it, Frederick County, Maryland (December 9, 1829).
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