Harriet Tubman's Likely Birth Record

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Dublin Core

Title

Harriet Tubman's Likely Birth Record

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Northeastern United States;
Slavery
Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

A document showing that Anthony Thompson paid $2 to a midwife for Rit, Tubman's mother, on March 15, 1822. This date coincides with Tubman’s likely birth date.

Source

Maryland State Archives

Date

1822

Rights

Maryland State Archives, Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse State Archives Building - 350 Rowe Blvd - Annapolis, Maryland 21401, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Media Arts-Manuscript
Slavery and Freedom Objects

Bibliographic Citation

Maryland State Archives. "Maryland State Archives Twitter." Accessed December 5, 2018, https://twitter.com/mdarchives/status/893512995241959424.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Citation

“Harriet Tubman's Likely Birth Record,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed December 7, 2022, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/99.