Joshua Johnson manumission record, 1782 July 15

Johnson, Joshua, b. fl. 1796 d. 1824
Portrait painter
Active in Baltimore, Md.

Collection size: 4 p. (on one microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Pages 298-300 of a volume of Baltimore County Chattel Records, 1773-1788, recording Johnson's manumission, July 15, 1782 (record of his formal emancipation from slavery).

Biographical/Historical Note: African American portrait painter; Baltimore, Md. Life dates ca. 1765-1830.

Lent for microfilming 1996 by the Maryland Historical Society.

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