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Census Record of Thomas Day, 1850

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This document presents the census record for Thomas Day, a free black man, taken during 1850 in Caswell County. The census listed not only how many free people lived within a certain area, but it also showed how many slaves each person owned. Thomas…

Ely Williamson claim remarks

Remarks by the Claims Commissioner on the claim of Mr. Williamson, which says that he was a freedman before the war