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Legal Documents, 1748-1850

 Series 2

This series consists of seven wills written by members of the Bowie family. The wills provide useful information about the size of the family's landholdings, the distribution of their personal property, and the emancipation of over 100 people the Bowie family enslaved. Arrangement is chronological.


  • 1748-1850

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.


7 Items

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742