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

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Record #78 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 138
Buyer or Manumitted Person Samuel Higgins
Seller or Owner James W. Henry of Vienna, Dorchester Cty, Md.
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 2 Dec 1848
Transaction Abstract $120 paid to Higgins by Henry, Agent for Isaac Nevitt Steele of Baltimore County, for Negro woman Esther, slave until 25 Dec 1856. After that date, she to be free.

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