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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Letter to the Governor of Maryland, Horatio Sharpe]
Fitzhugh, WilliamHopewell, HughJackSharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Petition to the Governor of Maryland asking for a pardon of Jack, a Negro slave, having confessed to stealing goods from the house of Mr. Hopewell. Signature partially legible, possibly William Fitzhugh. Slip of paper in different hand dated 2nd August 1766 identifies this as Col. Fitzhugh's letter to the Governor [i.e. Horatio Sharpe] relative to the conviction of Negro Jack.
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