QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY
Original deeds of manumissions granting freedom to slaves set free by their owners. Documents show the names and signatures of the owners; names, ages, sexes, and physical descriptions of the slaves; dates of execution and recording; terms of slavery; and citation to the recorded copies in (Land Records) in series C1426
. In addition, manumissions can be found among (Wills) in series C1495
. Sometimes freedom actually occurred at a later time, such as after a period of years or when a slave reached a specific age. For a modern index to the recorded (Land Records) copies see series CE435
(Manumissions, Index). For an ebook of this series, click here
. Note that the first box in the series has yet to be scanned and added to the ebook. [ecp 8/21/2007]
C2511-4 consists of a single folder, which was transferred at a later date than the earlier units.