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Slavery -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: C0373
Abstract

Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry, written on February 17, 1821.

Dates: February 17, 1821

Deed of gift for an enslaved woman named Lucy by Maynadier Mason

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0363
Abstract

Deed of gift for an enslaved woman named Lucy by Maynadier Mason, written on March 29, 1853.

Dates: May 22, 1850

George Mason letters to John Augustine Washington III

 Collection
Identifier: C0315
Abstract

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.

Dates: October 25-November 2, 1859

Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0362
Abstract

Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans, written on May 22, 1850.

Dates: May 22, 1850

Mason family manuscript account book

 Collection
Identifier: C0214
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1792-1820