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

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Record #36 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 40
Buyer or Manumitted Person James D. Twelley
Seller or Owner Emily L. Hurst & Elijah Hurst
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 16 Dec 1847
Transaction Abstract $175 paid to Hurst, wife of Elijah Hurst (with his consent) paid by Twelley for Negro woman Susan 17 yo on 22 Feb 1848, slave for term of 8 years and also Susan's child William, slave for life. Signed 15 Dec 1847

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