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

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Record #21 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 29 September 1807
Abstract An Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor and James Melvin to carry out an order made in County Court 29 September 1807 to bind Mulatto Uphama McHenry until the age of twenty one, unto James Melvin who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, Wearing Apparel, teach her reading, writing and arithmetic, Housework, Spinning &c. and also pay her Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name Uphama McHenry
Trade Housework and Spinning

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