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

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Record #18 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 20
Buyer or Manumitted Person Negro Emily
Seller or Owner James Collison
Transaction Type Deed of Manumission
Date 19 Aug 1847
Transaction Abstract Collison manumits Negro girl Emily 4 yo to serve 21 years from next Christmas day and then to be free at age 25 years. Any issue she may have during her servitude: males to be free at 30 yo & females at 25 yo.

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