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

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Record #67 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 119
Buyer or Manumitted Person William L. Hearne
Seller or Owner William B. Le Compte
Transaction Type Bil of Sale
Date 14 Aug 1848
Transaction Abstract $350 paid by Hearne to Le Compte for Negro boy Garrison 16 yr 6 mos old; a slave for term of years. Garrison is to serve Hearne until he is 41 yo & then to be free.

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