Joseph R. Wickes papers

Archival Collection, /repositories/3/resources/71

Washington College Miller Library, US
Creation: 1672-1865
Collection is open for research.
[item identification], Joseph R. Wickes papers, MS 0066, Archives and Special Collections, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland.
This collection contains the papers of Col. Joseph Wickes. Many of the papers are legal documents from his law practice while there are also various financial records. The collection has been organized alphabetically by subject. As Maryland was a slave state there are numerous documents dealing with the inventory, sale, and hire of enslaved African Americans. As well as legal dealings with free African Americans. There is a contemporary compiles Wickes family genealogy at the end of the collection.