St. Mary's County deducts the Newtown slave community from Rev. Neill's tax burden, 1839

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Title

St. Mary's County deducts the Newtown slave community from Rev. Neill's tax burden, 1839

Subject

Slavery--Maryland; Slaves--Newtown; Slaves--Taxes; Slave records; Slave trade--United States--History

Description

In June 1839, a little more than six months after the transport of Maryland Province slaves to Louisiana, the clerk of the levy court of St. Mary's County deducted the Newtown slave community from James A. Neill's tax burden. According to the 1840 census, only four slaves remained at Newtown.

Creator

Maryland State Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

June 20, 1839

Contributor

Cory Young

Rights

Maryland State Archives

Relation

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Tax record

Identifier

GSA320

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Neile Rev James A.

            Deduct for the following property:

All the negroes sold out the County @$2465

and allow property to the amt. of   [faded] 500   2965

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Maryland State Archives, “St. Mary's County deducts the Newtown slave community from Rev. Neill's tax burden, 1839,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed September 25, 2018, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/353.

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