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District of Columbia Runaway and Fugitive Slave Cases, 1848-1863

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0069

ISBN: 1585490695

Condition: 1999, 5½x8½, paper, index, vi+139 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. District of Columbia Department of Corrections Runaway Slave Book 1848-1863 and United States District Court for the District of Columbia Fugitive Slave Cases 1862-1863. The enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 created these records in the jurisdiction of the District of Columbia. Entries for the section on the Department of Correction records give name of slave, date committed and under whose orders; also ... View more info

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Maryland Freedom Papers. Volume 1: Anne Arundel County

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0333

ISBN: 1585493333

Condition: (1996), 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 26 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. First of a planned series. Anne Arundel African Americans who were freed during this period or were already free. Most entries are Certificates of Freedom which give name of slave and owner, date of certificate, age, height, physical markings. These certificates begin in 1810. Many were "freeborn." Prior to 1810 are given a few deeds of manumission which contain names of slave, owner, date freed and date of r... View more info

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Baltimore Life Insurance Company Genealogical Abstracts

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0930

ISBN: 1585499307

Condition: 2004, 5½x8½, paper, index, 144 pp, Heritage Books


The Baltimore Life Insurance Company was incorporated by the state of Maryland in 1830, and was among the first to actively sell life insurance in the United States, selling their first policy in 1831. Business was generally confined to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., insuring members of the public in these states, including such notables as Roger Brook Taney and William Henry Harrison. In addition, the company possessed a virtual monopoly on slave life insuran... View more info

Absconders, Runaways and Other Fugitives in the Baltimore City and County Jail

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0943

ISBN: 1585499439

Condition: 2004, 5½x8½, paper, index, 200 pp, Heritage Books


It has long been recognized that the legal institutions of a society result in a body of records that are a major source of genealogical information. Examination of the records of the Baltimore City and County Jail dockets for 1831 through 1864 reveals an abundance of genealogical clues, including records of prisoners who were identified as runaway slaves. African American genealogist will find this volume useful in linking slaves to masters, and in some cases to other s... View more info

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Maryland Freedom Papers. Volume 2: Kent County

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0451

ISBN: 1585494518

Condition: (1997), 2001, 5½x8½, paper, index, 117 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. Certificates of Freedom which give name of slave or “freeborn” African American, date of certificate, age, height, physical markings, owner. Includes manumissions made in wills. Covering the period 1764-1862. View more info

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The African American Collection: Kent County, Maryland

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0470

ISBN: 1585494704

Condition: 1998, 5½x8½, paper, index, 87 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. Comprises the 1835 census of Negroes (names, ages, owners), an extract of the 1850 census of Free Blacks, and those who served in the U.S. Colored Troop (Civil War) from Kent County, as revealed in the Bounty Records of Kent County. View more info

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Free African-Americans Maryland, 1832: Including Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne's, and St. Mary's Counties.

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H0483

ISBN: 1585494836

Condition: (1998), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 178 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. Census records found in the Maryland State Archives. Gives names and ages. View more info

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Kent County, Maryland Marriages, 1865-1888

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H3576

ISBN: 788435760

Condition: 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 68 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The exploration of African American family histories and genealogies continues to grow at an exponential rate. This growth has led to an increase in the demand for research aids. For those who cannot travel to local courthouses or record depositories, this handy reference book makes these marriage records readily available. This record of marriages has been derived from the Maryland State Archives microfilm #MSA M 218. Entries are arranged alphabetically by the groom's s... View more info

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The African American Collection , Indentures, Cecil County, Maryland 1777-1814

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H4112

ISBN: 788441124

Condition: 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 46 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The apprentice system of training youth in useful vocations has a long history in Maryland and its administration has resulted in the formation of a body of records holding invaluable information for the genealogical researcher. This volume presents a summary of the apprentice cases in Cecil County, Maryland, from 1777 until 1805. The records contain the following information: the name of the apprentice, accompanied by any parental information found; the birth date of th... View more info

Baltimore [Maryland] City Jail War Docket

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H4307

ISBN: 788443070

Condition: 2006, 5½x8½, paper, alpha., 108 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


During the Civil War the role of the Baltimore City Jail was expanded from that of a facility serving the civilian needs of Baltimore City and Balitmore County, Maryland, to that of a combination civilian and military facility for the incarceration of prisoners. From 1862 through 1865 prisoners were held in the jail under various military charges including espionage, blockade running, smuggling, illegal recruiting of soldiers, and unspecified political charges. Other pri... View more info