Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 7

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) MARYLAND. Petition for Freedom. Printed document, accomplished by hand, 4x7 1/2 inches; corners chipped, some discoloration; creases where folded. Frederick County, Maryland, 1790

Additional Details

A subpoena for six people to appear on behalf of "Negro Culso" against Robert Hammet. Signed by the justice William Ritchie, and docketed on the reverse with x''s next to the names of the witnesses: Eleanor Las, Benjamin Mellon, John Lisby, John Rawlings, Hannah Wood and Skaff (?) Ellen.