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

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Record #52 from Accomack County Indentures, 1798-1835

County Accomack
Date 2 June 1825
Abstract An Indenture made by the Overseers of the Poor and Thomas R. Joynes to carry out an order made in the County Court dated 31 May 1825 to bind John Becket free Negro son of Peggy Becket until the age of twenty one, unto Thomas R. Joynes, who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing, Lodging, and Wearing Apparel, teach him the trade of a Farmer and also pay him Twelve Dollars at the expiration of the said time.
Name John Becket
Trade Farmer

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