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RG-47
Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Cumberland County, Clerk of Courts
SLAVE RETURNS, 1780, 1789, 1814

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The entries are unarranged.

Loose returns for slaves living in Cumberland County. Information includes name of slave owner, county and township, slaveowner’s occupation, and name, sex, and age of slave. An example: William Duncan of Hopewell Township in Cumberland County reports Toma, a female slave for life, aged about 22 years. Signed by William Duncan on October 11, 1780.

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY SLAVE RETURNS, 1780, 1789, 1814
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