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Archives & Manuscripts

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211

Abstract

Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.

Dates

  • 1827-1829

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color was formed to protect freed persons who were being kidnapped into slavery. Among the founding members were Aquila Jones, John Needles, and Benjamin Lundy.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 vol. (in folder)))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Deposit, a Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Alternate Form Available

Also available on microfilm, MR-B80.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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