Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #13 from Abstracts of Worcester Orphans Court Proceedings (Volumes 1-3), 1780-1832

County Worcester
Volume Number Volume 1:95
Book Number 2
Original Page Number JW19:370
Date of Court Session April 1787
Enslaved or Free Slave
Abstract of Record 11 negroes to be deducted from estate of Col. William Purnell, viz; Peter, L. 60; Ben, L.12; Sue, L. 15; Marget, L. 50; Phillis, L. 7/10; Sarah. L 45; Isaac, L. 20; Hannah, L. 7/10; Valentine, L. 60; leah, L. 5; said negroes died of an epidemic fever which raced exceedingly, whereof great numbers died in the neighbourhood.

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