Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20979115 Details

State:Maryland
Location:Prince George's
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable the Judges of the General Court
Filing Date:1791-October-18
Ending Date:1802-June-25

General Petition Information

Abstract:Charles Mahoney states that "although he is entitled to his Freedom, being descended from a free Woman named Anne Joice [Joyce]," he is held in slavery by the Reverend John Ashton. Mahoney requests that he be discharged from further custody.
Result:granted; appealed; reversed
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PARs #20979116, #20979117, #20979118, #20979119, #20979120, #20979121, #20979122, #20979123, #20981126, #20981402, #20981409, #20981410, #20981413, #20981416, #20981417, #20981418, #20981515, #20981516, #20981609, #20981615, #20981617, #20981714, #20982011; Court Record, 18 October 1791--13 October 1795; Deposition, Mary Crawford, 17 October 1792; Deposition, John Wheat, 8 April 1794; Deposition, Richard Darnall, 12 October 1792; Deposition, Peter Knight, 12 May 1796; Deposition, Peter Hubbard, 25 May 1792; Deposition, Henry Davis, 9 October 1793; Deposition, Eben Paramore, 12 May 1796; Court Record, 11 October 1796; Deposition, Ann Cooke, 28 May 1796; Court Record, 9 May 1797; Depositions, Ann Hurdle, Nicholas Darnall and Nathaniel Talbot, 28 May 1797; Court Record, 10 October 1797; Deposition, John Wheat, 10 June 1796; Deposition, Eleanor Carroll, 24 May 1792; Deposition, Michael Lowe, 1 July 1797; Depositions, Reverend Digges and Henry Hill, 14 April 1792; Depositions, Sarah Ratcliff and John Lambeth, 21 July 1797; Deposition, James Mullikin, 27 October 1797; Deposition, John Clagell, 24 October 1797; Court Record and Bill of Exceptions, ca. 1797-1799; List of Imported Servants, 10 June 1668; Court Record, Decree, Bill of Exceptions, and Appeal, ca. 1799; Bond, John Ashton, Charles Wallace and John Muir, 4 June 1799; Court Record, May Term 1799; Copy of Depositions, Anne Cooke, Anne Hurdle and Henry Davis; Court Opinion, 25 June 1802
Pages of Related Documents:44

People Associated with Petition 20979115

Slaves:31
Free Persons of Color:3
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:13

Citation Information

Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Schweninger Collection
  • Document Number 8
  • Volume: 4239-2
  • Page: 3
  • Microfilm: M 11015

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/2000
Record Final Edited:9/27/2001
Record Last Updated on:9/20/2006 4:53:00 PM