Maryland Loyalism Project

The Memorial of William Bacon

William Bacon, a customs officer in Maryland, recounts his service for the Crown during the war and his escape from Maryland by a small boat. When he realized that the state had not confiscated his property, he withdrew his claim. He claimed a loss of an unstated number of people he had enslaved.

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

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