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John McDonogh papers

Identifier: LaRC-30
Scope and Contents John McDonogh, merchant, planter, slaveholder, and philanthropist of New Orleans and Baltimore, was of Scotch-Irish descent. His family eventually relocated to Baltimore where John was born on December 29, 1779. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, slave sales, legal documents, land documents, bills, receipts, shipping records, account statements, promissory notes, checks, and other papers of John McDonogh. The bulk of the collection dates from 1800 to 1850 and consists...
Dates: 1789-1869; Other: Majority of material found in 1800-1850