Archives of Maryland
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Edward Gorsuch (b. 1798 - d. 1851)
MSA SC 5496-007018
Slave owner, Baltimore County, Maryland

Sources:


Archival Sources:

BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) MSA C435, Dates: 1844-1845, Description: 20, i, page 419, 11,629, MSA C435-23.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, John Gorsuch, Dates: 1830, Description: BA, Accession No.: M 67-1, MSA No: SM 61-84.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, John Gorsuch, Dates: 1840, Description: BA, Collection District 4, p. 140, M 4716, MSA SM 61-102.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, Edward Gorsuch, Dates: 1840, Description: BA, Collection Districts 4, p. 140, M 4716, MSA SM 61-102.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, Thomas Gorsuch, Dates: 1840, Description: BA, Collection Districts 4, p. 140, M 4716, MSA SM 61-102.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, Edward Gosuch, Dates: 1850, Description: BA, District 1, M 1484, MSA SM 61-131.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61, Edward Gosuch, Dates: 1850, Description: Slaves, BA, M 1504-3, MSA SM 61-158.


Newspapers:

"The Pennsylvania Outrage," The Baltimore Sun, 14 September 1851.

"The Christiana Outrage," The Baltimore Sun, 14 September 1851.

 "The Slave Riot," The Baltimore Sun, 13 September 1851.

"The Lancaster Riots and Murder," The Baltimore Sun, 13 September 1851.

William Parker, "The Freedman's Story in Two Parts," The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XVII, February 1866 p. 152-66 and Vol. XVIII, March 1866 p. 276-95.


Books:

Katz, Jonathan. Resistance at Christiana: the Fugitive Slave Rebellion, Christiana, Pennslyvania, September 11, 1851. New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1974.


Internet Sources:

Stephanie Anderson, "Resistance at Christiana," Central PA Magazine, February 2002.
http://www.centralpa.org/feb%202002/3christiana.html

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South, "William Parker," April 4, 2002.
http://docsouth.unc.edu/parker/menu.html


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