Historical and Museum Commission
Pennsylvania State Archives
Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Cumberland County, Clerk of Courts
SLAVE RETURNS, 1780, 1789, 1814
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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