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

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Record #16 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 18
Buyer or Manumitted Person James Thompson, Esqr.
Seller or Owner James Parrott
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 10 Aug 1847
Transaction Abstract $130 paid to James Parrot of Baltimore City by James Thompson Esqr. of Dorchester for Negro girl Meria 8 yo & a servant for term of 35 years from last 1 Jan. To have Meria for term of 30 years from 1 Jan 1847. Signed 24 Jul 1847

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