MG-93. MOORE FAMILY PAPERS, 1749-1934 (bulk 1749-1887) .

Family correspondence, 1807-82, legal papers, 1749-1887, and miscellaneous items, 1800-1934, primarily concerning members of the Moore and Parker families of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Legal Papers. Miscellaneous deeds, wills, and other family legal papers. Included are a slave return from John Moore, a West Pennsboro farmer, and a will of William Moore. The slave return lists Jack, a male Negro slave for life, fifteen years [old]; Joe, a male Negro slave for life, fifteen years; Ann a female Negro, born November, 1785; Tobe; Hannah, a female Negro child, born May 1797; Cosey, born October 31, 1799; and Tom a male Negro slave for life, twenty-one years. The will of William Moore "Bequeath[s] unto my son James My Negro Man Sampson, age about 30 years being a slave for life. (1800)"

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