Petition #20979115


Charles Mahoney states that "although he is entitled to his Freedom, being descended from a free Woman named Anne Joice [Joyce]," he is held in slavery by the Reverend John Ashton. Mahoney requests that he be discharged from further custody.

Result: Granted; appealed; reversed.

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Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland