Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20985618 Details

State:Maryland
Location:Washington
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judges of the Orphans Court for Washington County
Filing Date:1856-September-4
Ending Date:1856-September-5

General Petition Information

Abstract:Twenty-three-year-old Alfred Dunmore, a free mulatto, "intends leaving the said state for a short time and a visit to some of his brothers and relatives in the vicinity of Pittsburg." He asks the court "to grant him a permit" that will allow him to travel outside the state and "to return again." The court order that granted his petition described Alfred in detail as being "near five feet eight inches high, dark mulatto color, pock marked in his face with a redish spot on the left side of his left eye."
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PAR #20985535; Statement of Peter, Samuel and Daniel Middlekauff, 4 September 1856; Order, 5 September 1856
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20985618

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Schweninger Collection
  • Volume: 4239-32
  • Page: 37
  • Microfilm: M 11027

Processing Information

Record Created:1/19/2000
Record Final Edited:4/6/2002
Record Last Updated on:4/8/2007 7:29:00 PM