Showing category: Abolition of Slavery (see recent posts)
We have already announced that n Prince George's county, Maryland, a number of farmers have united...

Baltimore Sun, November 19, 1864, p.1.

The Washington Chronicle intimates that the government is still willing to compensate Marylanders whose slaves have been emancipated by the new constitution...

Baltimore Sun, November 3, 1864, p.2

The Mayor addressed the following communications to the city council last evening..

Baltimore Sun, November 1, 1864, p.1

Think of It.  We trust there is no loyal man in this county so blind to his own and his State's interests that he can be induced to stay away from the polls next Wednesday...

Cecil Whig (Elkton), April 2. 1864, p.2

An order has been issued from the War Department giving directions for the future enlistment of colored troops in the State of Maryland. By order of the President recruiting stations are to be established at Baltimore, Havre de Grace, Broad Creek, Chestertown....

The Valley Register (Middletown), November 6, 1863, p. 2.

There has been a bill introduced by Mr. Bingham of Ohio, in the House of Representatives, offering aid to the State of Maryland for the abolishment of slavery. Mr. Thomas, of Maryland, also introduced a resolution....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), January 24, 1863, p. 2.

Ex-Governor Hicks, familiarly called the 'Old War Horse,' is a candidate for congress in the first district of Maryland, and his election is regarded as certain. He goes in unequivocally for emancipation....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), December 26, 1862, p. 3.

On Sunday night last, a negro woman, the property of Mr. Matthews, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Elkton, absconded, taking with her, her child. Her absence was soon discovered....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), June 28, 1862, p. 2.

We are now convinced that the question of abolition will be made paramount to all others, and form the main point of controversy, for some time to come, in the future politics of Maryland. Already a considerable portion of the "Unconditional" Union press of the State are endeavoring to persuade the people....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), June 13, 1862, p. 2.

The slaves of Prince George's county, we hear, are running away in numbers. - Most of them make their way to this city, having got the idea....

Baltimore Weekly Sun, April 19, 1862, p. 2.

The orders against delivering runaway slaves from the lines of the Federal army, together with the prospect of the passage of the emancipation bill for the District of Columbia, has caused a pretty general stampede....

Montgomery County Sentinel, April 11, 1862, p. 3.

The following is a copy of a Joint Resolution, which, it is stated, will be offered in the U.S. Senate by Mr. Wilson, of Massachusetts for aid to the people of Maryland and Delaware in abolishing slavery....

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, March 15, 1862, p. 2.