This compilation of named slaves surely does not represent anything near the total number who toiled in the county; without a doubt many are now irretrievable. Of those who can be isolated, a large number may be identified to some extent by age or sex or name of owner, or by a combination of those definers. This list, however, comprises only those slaves whose names are recorded. [excerpt]
"The Slaves of Adams County,"
Adams County History: Vol. 9
, Article 7.
Available at: http://cupola.gettysburg.edu/ach/vol9/iss1/7