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Gaol Docket page 1

Washington County 1804, Gaol Docket Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


IDNameCommittedCrimes & CausesReleasedNotes
1Negroe NedJan 6 1804For stealing etc.Mar 4 1804Hogmire paid for carrying him to Baltimore; Mar 4 - sent to Baltimore
a free negoSentenced by the Court to the public roads in Baltimore County;
2Negroe AnthonyJan 6 1804For stealing, etc.May 3 1804not prosecuted; - returned to his master
slave of Lod[?] Speece
3Negroe NancyJan 6 1804For stealing, etc.Mar 30 1804her master
Slave of Ben'm Tyson
4Negroe NaceJan 30 1804a runawayMar 29 1804the property of the Heirs of Wm. Peachy, Richmond County, VA
5Negroe FrankFeb 26 1804a runawayMar 28 1804alias Henry Butler; the property of James Keith of Alexandria, VA


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Nathaniel Rochester

GAOL.- A prison for temporary confinement; a jail; a strong place for the confinement of offenders against the law.

A docket is an "abstract of a judgment, decree, order, &c."
A dictionary of American and English law : with definitions of the technical terms of the canon and civil laws : also, containing a full collection of Latin maxims, and citations of upwards of forty thousand reported cases in which words and phrases have been judicially defined or construed.by Stewart Rapalje and Robert L. Lawrence. Jersey City, N. J.; Frederick D. Linn and Co., 1883

Line at top of page reads:
Persons in Gaol when Nath'l Rochester received it from Jacob Schnebly Esq on the 30th March 1804.

For newspaper advertisement concerning Frank, a runaway slave see Advertisement


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
36 cms x 25 cms

Rochester, Nathaniel; Jails, Washington County (Md.)

Washington County, (Md.), 1804-1806

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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