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Patrick McGill Family Papers, 1818-1880

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Collection Summary

Title Patrick McGill Family Papers 
Span Dates 1818-1880
Accession Number 2013-031
Creator McGill, Patrick Sr. (1765-1848)
McGill, Patrick Jr. (1790-1862)
Patrick McGill Family  
Extent 0.42 linear ft. (1 box)
Language English
Processing History Celeste Brewer completed the initial processing of the collection in April 2013. Julia A. Cowart updated the finding aid in 2017.
Collection Summary Bills, promissory notes, receipts, court documents and correspondence  of a Frederick County, Md. slave owning family that include information about slaves' housing, clothing, medical care, and sale; women's lives and occupations; and the operation of businesses and the legal system in nineteenth-century Maryland.