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

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Record #54 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 78
Buyer or Manumitted Person William J. Jones of McKeels Point, Dorchester Cty
Seller or Owner Thomas C Jones & John Jones of Col., Executors of Col. John Jones, dec'd
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 26 Mar 1848
Transaction Abstract $240 paid to Thomas C. Jones & John Jones by William J. Jones for Negro man Stephen belonging to estate of Col. John Jones for term of 8 years from 1 Mar 1848; that being period of time until expiration of his term of servitude. Then Stephen is to be free.

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