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Title
Thomas Cresap family papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Cresap, Daniel, Sr., 1728-1798.
Cresap, Daniel, Jr., 1753-1794.
Collins family.
Cresap family.
Cresap family--Correspondence.
African Americans.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Genealogy--Maryland.
Genealogy--Virginia.
Genealogy--West Virginia.
Indentures--United States.
Indians of North America.
Real property--Maryland.
Real property--Virginia.
Real property--West Virginia.
Slavery--United States.
Slaves--United States.
Wills--United States.
Maryland--History.
Virginia--History.
West Virginia--History.
Maryland--Social life and customs.
Virginia--Social life and customs.
West Virginia--Social life and customs.
Army officers.
Pioneers.
Traders.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm79000947
Note
Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.
Summary
Correspondence, indentures, wills, and genealogical information relating to the Cresap family and to allied families including the Collins family. Subjects include landholdings and related legal cases, slaveholdings and sale of slaves, relations with Indians on the frontier, and family affairs. Includes material pertaining to Daniel Cresap, Sr., Daniel Cresap, Jr., and to other family members residing primarily in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Authorized Access Point
Cresap, Thomas, 1694?-1790? Thomas Cresap family papers, 1763-1891