Alexander McAuslan legal complaint to Edmund Quincy: manuscript.
Legal complaint of merchant Alexander McAuslan of New Bern, North Carolina, to Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Justice of the Peace Edmund Quincy, concerning Tobey, an enslaved man who has escaped from McAuslan during their visit to Boston. Signed by Quincy and McAuslan. Following this is Quincy's order for Tobey's apprehension, with an account of his capture signed by Constable John Pownall.
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Biographical note: Alexander McAuslan
Alexander McAuslan was a merchant and Loyalist during the American Revolution.
Watterson Troxler, Carole. "McAuslan, Alexander." NCpedia, January 1, 1991. Accessed March 27, 2020. https://www.ncpedia.org/biography/mcauslan-alexander
Biographical note: Edmund Quincy
Edmund Quincy was a prominent Boston merchant, magistrate, and author.
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- Alexander McAuslan Legal Complaint to Edmund Quincy: Manuscript.
- 1784 October 2
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