Slavery -- United States
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry, written on February 17, 1821.
Deed of gift for an enslaved woman named Lucy by Maynadier Mason, written on March 29, 1853.
Two letters from George Mason (the grandson of George Mason IV through his son William) to John Augustine Washington III (great-grandnephew of George Washington) after John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry.
Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans, written on May 22, 1850.
Manuscript account book documenting the business, professional, family, and personal accounts of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and Armistead Thomson Mason (1787-1819). The account book includes records of the people they enslaved, on whom their finances and wealth depended. The two men were father and son and the nephew and grandnephew of George Mason IV, the namesake of George Mason University.