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

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Record #32 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 28 September 1812
Abstract An Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor and Robert Russell to carry out an order made in County Court dated 28 September 1812 to bind Negro boys Elijah and Abram orphans of Daniel Copes until the age of twenty one, unto Robert Russell who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, Wearing Apparel and teach the trade of a Farmer also pay them Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name Elijah and Abram Copes
Trade Farmer

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