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

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Record #14 from Abstracts of Worcester Orphans Court Proceedings (Volumes 1-3), 1780-1832

County Worcester
Volume Number Volume 1:122
Book Number 2
Original Page Number JW19:473
Date of Court Session October 1788
Enslaved or Free Slave
Abstract of Record Philip Quinton & Joshua Townsend divide negroes from estate of William Whittington between Capt. William Handy, as claimant for widow, & John Rousby Whittington, as follows: To Capt. Wm. Handy (thirds): Jack (70), Charles (dead), Nanna, Esther, George, Pegg, Jesse: to John R. Whittington (two thirds), Old Rose, Patience, Nell, Adam, James Jun., Harculas, Priss, Rose jun., Old Rachel, Isaac, Leah, James (shoemaker), Gimia; we find John Rousby Whittington indebeted to William Handy for L 12/6/8; June term, 1789, isaac to be deducted, as he is dead.

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