(African American Records, Dorchester, Index)
Card index to slaves and free blacks listed in Dorchester County
records. Identified as Index 36. Entries give name, age, and
physical characteristics of the slave or free black; nature of
transaction; sometimes family relationships; and citation.
Provides references to the following records: DORCHESTER COUNTY
COURT including Certificates of freedom series 1806-1851 [MSA
C689 and CM1283] and Chattel records series 1827-1833 [MSA
CM428]; DORCHESTER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT Certificates of freedom
series 1851-1864 [MSA C690 and CM425]; DORCHESTER COUNTY
COMMISSIONER OF SLAVE STATISTICS Slave statistics series
1867-1868 [MSA C738 and CM459].