Archives of Maryland
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Ann Matthews (b. 1832 - d. 1851)
MSA SC 5496-013784
Accomplice to slave flight, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1848

Sources:


Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY AND COUNTY JAIL (City Criminal Docket) 1846-1848, MSA C2055-8, 2/72/1/21.

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills, Index), 1850-1883, MSA CM220-1, CR 39, 607-2.
Last Will and Testament of Ann Mathews. (Transcript)

Maryland State Archives (Chancery Court, Chancery Papers), 1713-1851. Accession No. 17,898-9800. MSA S512-9698. 1/38/51.

Maryland State Archives SECRETARY OF STATE (Pardon Papers) 1837-1947. MSA S1031, MdHR 5401-44, 2/46/2/4.
        Baltimore City Court entry
        Petition by the members of the jury to Governor Philip Francis Thomas recommending the pardon of Ann Matthews, 1848. (Transcript)
        Petition by neighbors to Governor Philip Francis Thomas asking for the pardon of Ann Mathews, 1848
        Letter, Levin W. Tall to Governor Philip Francis Thomas against the character of Ann Mathews, October 17, 1848.
        Petition in against the pardon of Ann Matthews, 1848. (Transcript)
        Pardon note signed P.F.T., 1848.

Maryland State Archives SECRETARY OF STATE (Pardon Record) 1839-1941. MSA S1108-2, MdHR 7931, 2/26/5/30.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Baltimore City Directories Collection) MSA SC 2898, MF2856.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Maryland State Archives Map Collection), Map of the City of Baltimore, 1838. MSA SC1427-24. B5/01/01.
Crop of map showing southern Baltimore City including Light, Hill, and Lee Streets.

Maryland State Archives U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD), 1850 Baltimore City Census, MSA SM61-127. M1485-1490.


Sources checked; nothing found -

Arps, Walter E., Jr.  Departed This Life Death Notices from the Baltimore Sun.  vol. 1: 1851 - 1853. n.pub., n.pl., 1985. MSA 3-4-3.
Checked; no Ann Mat[t]hews found.

The Baltimore Sun.  Checked two days after October 20, 1848 (release from jail) and November 2, 1848 (governor's pardon). Nothing found.


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