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

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Record #31 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 35
Buyer or Manumitted Person Christopher Sinclair
Seller or Owner Mary Jones (coloured woman)
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 24 Nov 1847
Transaction Abstract $100 paid by Mary Jones (coloured woman) to Christopher Sinclair of Baltimore City for Negro woman Juliann Thompson 22 yo and her female child 2 yo. They to serve Jones for term of 2 years and at expiration they to be set free. Signed 11 Sep 1844. On back of document was written: "Bill of Sale, Christopher Sinclair to Mary Jones, Rec'd to be recorded the 11 day of September 1844 at 1/2 past 12 o clock same day recorded in Liber T.L. No. 69 folio 237 one of the chattel."

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