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

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Record #7 from Abstracts of Worcester Orphans Court Proceedings (Volumes 1-3), 1780-1832

County Worcester
Volume Number Volume 1:65
Book Number 2
Original Page Number jW19:218
Date of Court Session June 1785
Enslaved or Free Slave
Abstract of Record Emery Dickerson, deposition for Leah Dickerson: states that about eight years ago Joshua Dickerson owned a negro woman Jean, who had a child named Flowerday; Leah asked her uncle Joshua if she could have the child & he told her she could have it for a Good English Journey Cake,which she made for him; he gave her the chld.

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