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Free negro imprisoned for aiding slave, 1831

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Convictions —

On Tuesday week, Nathan Parker, free negro, was tried before Washington County Court, at Hagers-town, and convicted on two indictments—the one charging with an assault and battery (upon a white man) with intent to kill, and the other, with aiding and abetting a slave to run away from his master. His sentence in the former case was confinement in the Penitentiary for the term of five years five months thereof in the cells; and in the latter case Confinement in the Penitentiary for three years, three months thereof in the cells. —Banner.


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Slaves, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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