Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William "Bill" Wheeler
MSA SC 5496-15156
Accomplice to slave flight, Charles County, Maryland, 1845


Archival Sources

Aptheker, Herbert, American Negro Slave Revolts, New York: International Publishers, 1974

MARYLAND PENITENTIARY (Prisoners Record) MSA S275, Mark Caesar, #3921, MSA S 275-2, MdHR 5656, Location: 1/30/4/38

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws, Original) MSA S966, Chapter 368, "An Act to authorise and require the Warden and Keepers of the Penitentiary of Maryland, to receive and keep negro William Wheeler, now under sentence of death into Penitentiary, in the event of the commutation  of his sentence by the Governor", Dates: 1845, MSA S 966-307, MdHR 6-306, Location: 2/16/3/21


"Yesterday Morning Early", Maryland Journal, 9 July 1845

"Bill Wheeler...", Maryland Journal, 16 July 1845

"Great panic of the Planters of Charles County", Port Tobacco Times, 31 July 1845

Letter to the Editors, Port Tobacco Times, 7 August 1845

"Slaveholder' Meeting in St. Mary's County", Port Tobacco Times, 28 August 1845

"Charles County Court", Port Tobacco Times, 28 August 1845

"Charles County Court", Port Tobacco Times, 4 September 1845

"Charles County Court", Port Tobacco Times, 11 September 1845

"Sentence of Death", Maryland Journal, 17 September 1845

"Charles County Court", Port Tobacco Times, 6 November 1845

"Charles County Court", Maryland Republican, 15 November 1845

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