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“The Maryland Justice: Containing Approved Forms for the Use of Justices of the Peace of the State of Maryland: With a Compilation of the Acts of the General Assembly Relating to their Office and Jurisdiction, and to the Office and Duties of Constable.” (1825)

On a recent visit to the Maryland Historical Society we were kindly assisted by legendary reference librarian Francis O’Neal and support staff in discovering documents which are meticulously allowing for the careful construction of who was the radical book seller and Justice of the Peace Nathaniel Knight.

All images are courtesy of the Maryland Historical Society.

-JM

MD Justice _ title page _ MDHS

MD Justice _ Acts of Assembly - Justice of the Peace

MD Justice _ page 118 _ Negroes & Slaves

MD Justice _ page 199_ Negroes & Slaves

MD Justice _ page 120 _ Negroes & Slaves

MD Justice _ page 121 _ Negroes & Slaves

MD Justice _ page 122 _ Negroes & Slaves

MD Justice _ page 123 _ Negroes & Slaves

SOURCE:

Cummins, Ebenezer Harlow. The Maryland Justice: Containing Approved Forms for the Use of Justices of the Peace of the State of Maryland; With a Compilation of the Acts of the General Assembly Relating to their Office and Jurisdiction, and to the Office and Duties of Constable. Baltimore: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1825.

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