The eight hundred and fifth volume of the Archives of Maryland Online
was originally created between 1847-1852. The Archives of Maryland edition was published in
2009 by the Maryland State Archives. This volume contains bills of sale for personal property. Recorded sales include cattle, horses, tobacco, wheat, farm implements, furniture, wagons, and ships. Prior to the Civil War, the sale of slaves was also recorded in the chattel records.
DORCHESTER COUNTY COURT (Chattel Records)
WJ 3, MSA CM428-4
DORCHESTER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Chattel Records)
WJ 3, MSA CM427-1