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Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Bucks County, Prothonotary
REGISTER OF SLAVES, [ca. 1783-1830]

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This volume is miscellaneously arranged.

A register of slaves in Bucks County, some of which documents the births of “negro” or “mulatto” children born to slave mothers. Information provided includes name, occupation, and township of residence of the slave owner; name, gender, and either the age or date of birth of the child; and the date registered. This volume also contains records of manumissions, which may include information regarding names of the individuals, dates slaves were set free, physical descriptions, and circumstances regarding emancipation.

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