Maryland Loyalism Project

The Memorial of John Clapham

John Clapham (1735-1815) held several colonial offices in Maryland before the war. He sold his property off to support his family and eventually fled to New York (1779) and then England (1780). Seeks compensation for property and income. Clapham claimed a loss for 5 people he had enslaved.

Some themes his Loyalist Claim Commission memorial suggest include migration and office holding. 

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