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Title
Manuscript document appointing Major McLemore to retrieve Claiborne Clifton's runaway slave - page 1
Work Type
autographs (manuscripts)
Date
1808-04-18
Location
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
Description
"...I Claiborne Clifton... do nominate ordain & appoint Major John McLemore... to ask for, Demand & receive from the Keeper of the Common Jail in the Town of Salisbury, North Carolina... a certain Negro man - slave about forty years old and an African by birth named Toney, and otherwise described by an Advertisement edited in Salisbury, who ranaway from my plantation on the Congaree..."
Repository
Collection Title Proper: Gail and Stephen Rudin slavery collection
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Archival Location: Collection # 4681, Box 14, Folder 9
ID Number
RMC2013_0001
4613203
Rights
Presumed to be in the public domain because of creation date.
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