Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795

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Title
Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1794 - 1795
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 1 Folder 38
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Night, Moses
Bainbridge, Peter
Slavery -- Maryland -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Documents
Notes
Content: There are 2 interrogatories (one on behalf of the plaintiff (24th Novr 1794), and one on behalf of the defendent (undated).
Content: The docket (on the plaintiff's interrogatory) explains the case and names the attornies (24th Novr. 1794).
Physical Description
Extent: 5 pages. 20x32 cm.
Description
3 documents concerning a Frederick County court case: Petition dated 24th Nov. 1794 (2 pages) -- document filed 1 April 1795 (4 pages) -- Interrogatories and testimony of Henry Miller undated (2 pages). Case regarding the right of possession of slaves as plaintiff Night moved from the Carolinas into Maryland and therefore was a freed man.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 930783511
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20846752
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b781d150-9d31-0133-63f2-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1794 - 1795. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b0f6ec0-da53-0133-0670-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b0f6ec0-da53-0133-0670-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1794 - 1795). Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b0f6ec0-da53-0133-0670-00505686a51c

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Documents pertaining to a court case of Moses Night (plaintiff) versus Peter Bainbridge (defendent), 1794-1795