(African American Records, Dorchester, Owner Index)
Card index to slaveowners listed in Dorchester County records.
Identified as Index 37. Entries give names of owner and slave,
date, 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].