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Sheriff's Sale-Arnetta Graham, a Free Negro, 1857

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Sheriff’s Sale.
By virtue of an Order of the Orphans’ Court for Washington County, to me directed, under the Act of Assembly, passed at December Session, 1839, Chapter 36, prohibiting Free Negroes from coming into this State; I hereby give notice, that on MONDAY, the 22nd day of June inst., in front of the Court-house in Hagerstown, I will expose to sale to the bidder for the lowest term of service, a certain Arnetta Graham, a Free Negro Woman, to pay the fine and costs imposed by virtue of said act.

June 17, 1857 B. A. GARLINGER, Sh’ff.


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light


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Washington County Free Library

Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

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