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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

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…