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

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Record #74 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 132
Buyer or Manumitted Person John Slacum
Seller or Owner Henry Bibby
Transaction Type Deed of Manumission
Date 10 Oct 1848
Transaction Abstract Bibby manumits Negro man John Slacum 33 yo after 5 years from 1 Jan next which expires on 1 Jan 1855. After that reiord, Slacum to be free of servitude. Signed 10 Oct 1848.

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