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

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Record #39 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 26 October 1818
Abstract An Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor and Rebecca Copes (widow of Revil) to carry out an order made in County Court dated 2 September 1818 to bind Ephraim Johnson (a free Negro) orphan of Jacob Lilliston until the age of twenty one, unto Rebecca Copes who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, Wearing Apparel, teach him reading, writing and arithmetic and the trade of a House Carpenter & Joiner pay him Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name Ephraim Johnson
Trade House Carpenter and Joiner

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