William Blackburn letter of manumission for Maria, April 15, 1847   Save
William Blackburn letter of manumission for Maria, April 15, 1847
Description: Letter of manumission written on behalf of a woman named Maria signed by her owner William Blackburn. This letter also offers a brief physical description of Maria stating that she was twenty-three years old and was "a woman of Mulatto complexion." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_VFM29_B03F08_01_1
Subjects: Slavery; Emancipation of slaves; African American women; Plantation life
Places: William Blackburn letter of manumission for Maria, April 15, 1847