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Ashton Will 1815.pdf
In his 1810 will, Rev. John Ashton, the former manager of the White Marsh plantation bequeathed property to Charles and Elizabeth Queen, the children of Susanna Queen, a woman who had been enslaved at the White Marsh plantation and probably became…

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,…

18030210mdg1.pdf
This set of advertisements in the Maryland Gazette illustrates Rev. John Ashton's attempts to capture Isaac and Moses from White Marsh after he was released from his duties as plantation manager in 1801. In response to Ashton's advertisement from…

17980201mdg3.pdf
On January 8, 1798, Rev. John Ashton, the manager of White Marsh plantation, posted a runaway slave advertisement for Charles and Patrick Mahoney in the Maryland Gazette. In 1791, Charles Mahoney, along with his siblings Patrcik and David, filed…

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…

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…

CHMCB6F8.pdf
Fr. John Grassi, President of Georgetown College, writes to Br. Marshall to inform him of the arrival of eleven enslaved persons to St. Inigoes. This remarkable letter also mentions the case of two men, Charles and Clem, whose marriages were being…

GTM119b35f06i01.pdf
Upon Rev. John Ashton's death in 1815, his close friend Rev. Notley Young solicited a valuation of the people he owned. The valuation names and prices eleven people: Clem, Harrison, John, Michel, Ned, Bill, Isaac, Tagers, Barsil, Venus, and Nelly.…
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