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

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Record #31 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 29 June 1812
Abstract An Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor Elijah Ross, Sally Jacob, and Wm. Stockly, Coloured to carry out an order made in County Court dated 29 June 1812 to bind Elijah Ross, Sally Jacob and Wm. Stockly orphans of Wm. Ross, Jno Jacob, and Leah Stockly until the age of twenty one, unto George Ewell who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, Wearing Apparel and teach said orphans reading, writing and arithmetic, and the trade of a Farmer also pay them Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name Elijah Ross, Sally Jacob, and Wm. Stockly
Trade Farmer

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