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

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Record #42 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 3 January 1820
Abstract An Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor and James Ashby to carry out an order made in County Court dated 25 October 1819 to bind Negroes Levin, Parker, Thos, Peter, Moses, Nelson, Betty, Maria, Melinda and Agness until lawful age, unto James Ashby who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, Wearing Apparel, teach the trade of Farming for the boys and Spinning for the girls and pay them Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name Levin, Parker, Thos, Peter, Moses, Nelson, Betty, Maria, Melinda and Agness
Trade Farmer and Spinning

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