Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Bureau of Archives and History
Pennsylvania State Archives

Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Washington County, Recorder of Deeds
NEGRO REGISTER, 1782-1851 (bulk 1782-1820)

*Images of Each Page*

Arranged alphabetically by surname of slave owner.

A register of the slaves who lived in Washington County; information provided includes the name of the slave owner, his township, and the name and age of the slave. An example: James Bell of Peters Township, one boy named Flanders, 9 years of age; William Campbell of Hopewell Township, one girl named Hajar, 14 years of age.

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NEGRO REGISTER, 1782-1851 (bulk 1782-1820)
(*Note: page numbers correspond exactly to page numbers on images)


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