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MSAC117108101807.pdf
In 1807, the Prince George's County Court certified Edward Queen's status as a free man. Queen had sued the Rev. John Ashton for his freedom in the Maryland General Court in 1791. His certificate of freedom describes him as "a very dark mulatto lad…

AMST 272 Howell Kelly Humanizing the Narrative - Georgetown_s History With Slavery Through the Eyes of the Queen Family.mp3
In this podcast, Georgetown University American Studies students Megan Howell (GU '18) and Catherine Kelly (GU '18) explore Georgetown's history with the institution of slavery. To humanize this narrative, they have chosen to focus on this history…

17950507mdg1.pdf
On May 1, 1795, John Ashton, the manager of White Marsh plantation posted a runaway slave advertisement for twelve members of the Queen family in the Maryland Gazette: two men named Billy, two men named Tom, Fanny, Isaac, Jack, Lewis, Matthew, Nick,…

CRCC11281804.pdf
In 1804, the Rev. John Ashton asked the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy to pay his legal fees from suits "carried on by him whilst he was manager of the estate of the White Marsh." The Corporation decided to pay for these fees, with the…
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