The eight hundred and twenty-second volume of the Archives of Maryland series was
written by C. Ashley Ellefson and published by the Archives of Maryland in 2010.
The Maryland State Archives acknowledges with gratitude the opportunity to publish
The Private Punishment of Servants
and Slaves in Eighteenth-Century Maryland, by C. Ashley Ellefson as part of volume 822. Professor
Ellefson, who retains the copyright to his manuscript, has provided a non-exclusive transfer of the copyright
only for publication on the Maryland State Archives' website, with the provision that no changes, amendments,
or additions to the text and/or documentation may be made in the manuscript without permission from
Professor or Mrs. Ellefson, and with the further provision that they reserve the right to publish the
manuscript, electronically or in other form, in the future at their discretion.
Professor Ellefson's study of colonial judicial records includes several collections of charts that document
various aspects of the judicial process. Time periods, jurisdictions, and recorded information vary
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