Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20982305 Details

Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honorable the Orphans Court of Baltimore County
Filing Date:1823-February-7
Ending Date:1823-February-7

General Petition Information

Abstract:John Hillen and Susan H. Johns, administrators of the estate of Stephen S. Johns, ask permission to sell the "upwards of twenty Negroes most of them women and children" belonging to Johns's estate in order to pay debts owed by the estate. They state that the slaves were mostly hired out by the deceased, many of them, outside of Baltimore County.
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 20982305

People Associated with Petition 20982305

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Schweninger Collection
  • Volume: 4239-14
  • Page: 92
  • Microfilm: M 11025

Processing Information

Record Created:4/19/2000
Record Final Edited:2/18/2002
Record Last Updated on:11/25/2006 1:08:00 PM