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Freedom papers and handmade tin carrying box belonging to Joseph Trammell

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Issued by
Loudoun County Court, American, founded 1757
Created by
Trammell, Joseph, American, 1831 - 1859
Used by
Trammell, Joseph, American, 1831 - 1859
Medium
Papers: ink on paper Box: tin
Type
boxes (containers)
free papers
Place made
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1852
Topic
African American
Free communities of color
Freedom
Identity
Law
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number
2014.25
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture