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Free man, James Matson, sold as slave, 1842


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SHERIFF'S SALE.

JAMES MATSON, a free man of color, having been fined the sum of twenty dollars and costs of prosecution, for having unlawfully emigrated to this State and failing to pay the same, agreeable to law. Thereby give notice that on Saturday the 20th day of August, in front of the Court House in Hagerstown, I will offer for sale the said James Matson, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, agreeably to the acts of assembly in such case made and provided.

THOS KELLER, Sh'ff

August 12




ID:
wmsl073

Creator:
Hagerstown Mail

Date:
1842-08-12

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Slaves, Western Maryland

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

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