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Overview William B. Stone, a lawyer and landowner from Charles County, Maryland, counted among his ancestors a number of influential Maryland politicians, including a proprietary governor from the early seventeenth century. Stone himself was at one time considered by the U.S. Senate for a federal judge's seat. National politics, slavery, individual slaves, legal and financial settlements are among the topics covered in Stone's papers, which consist of correspondence between Stone and relatives or...