Tabular Statement of Ownership of Certain Slaves in Carroll County, Maryland, At the time of the adoption of the Constitution of Maryland, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-four, made by the Commissioner of Slave Statistics for Carroll County, in pursuance of an Act of Assembly of Maryland, passed January Session, 1867.
J. B. Dehoff, Owner of Slaves at the time of the adoption of the Constitution of 1864.
Jesse Cooper, age 24, male, only one eye, slave for life
State of Maryland, Carroll County, SS:
I hereby certify, that on this, the 27th day of March A.D. 1869, before me, Commissioner of Slave Statistics of Carroll County, personally appeared J. B. Dehoff and did make on oath in due form of law that he was the owner of the Slaves as above named at the time of the adoption of the Constitution in 1864, and that all other matters and things as above stated are true to the best of his knowledge and belief; also, at the same time and place personally appeared before me, Commissioner as aforesaid, J. C. Price and E. J. Crumrine and did make oath in due form of law, that they have no interest whatever in the Slaves named in this Table, nor are they in any manner interested in this proceeding, and that the several matters and things as above stated and set forth are true to the best of their knowledge and belief.
Sworn Luther Welsh Commissioner of Slave Statistics in Carroll County