Deed of manumission by John Holland for female Negro slave named Alcinda, dated May 28, 1860

Deed of manumission by John Holland for female Negro slave named Alcinda, dated May 28, 1860Deed of manumission dated May 28, 1860 by John Holland of Howard County, Maryland for his female Negro slave named Alcinda. Witnessed by John G. Dorsey, James L. Dorsey, and Justice of the Peace Samuel Nichols on May 28 and recorded by Howard County clerk W. W. Watkins on May 29, the document identifies Alcinda as age about 15 years and sets her free on May 28, 1880 or at Holland's death, whichever comes first.

CreatorHolland, John (Search Europeana for this person)
CountryUnited States of America
CollectionHoward County Historical Society
Timespan1860-05-28
Repository Pagehttp://dp.la/api/items/ab3723a14b498f4effc45174bfa64292#Sour...
Web Pagehttp://collections.digitalmaryland.org/cdm/ref/collection/hc...
Subject TermsAfrican Americans--Maryland--Genealogy, Howard County (Md.)--History--19th century, Slave records--Maryland, Slaveholders--Maryland, Slavery--Maryland--Howard County, Slaves--Emancipation--Maryland
ProviderDigital Maryland