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

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Record #24 from Abstracts of Worcester Orphans Court Proceedings (Volumes 1-3), 1780-1832

County Worcester
Volume Number Volume 1:192
Book Number 4
Original Page Number LH3:34
Date of Court Session December 1792
Enslaved or Free Slave
Abstract of Record Report concerning William Lane's & Jesse Lister's estates: We, the subscribers, apppointed to pay of heirs of Jesse Lister out of estate of William Lane, agreeable to order, do return as follows: Thomas Lister, of Summerset Co., guardian to Jesse Lister, only heir of Jesse Lister yet remaining to be paid, shall receive several negroes allotted by said Lane in his lifetime & not appraised in estate, being same negroes distributed by authority of Somerset Co. Orphan's Court, directed to William Stevens & John Pollitt, viz.; negro woman Lotte, negro lad Sampson,negro girl Florah, negro boy Jack, negro child George; list of personal estate; bonds on Major Thomas Bruff, Col. Saml. Handy, Philip Quinton, goods & livestock.

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