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

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Record #79 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 141
Buyer or Manumitted Person James A. Stewart
Seller or Owner Samuel K. Callaway & Mary Callaway, his wife
Transaction Type Bill of Sale
Date 15 Dec 1848
Transaction Abstract Indenture made 14 Dec 1848 between Samuel Callaway & Mary Callaway his wife and James A. Stewart whereas Negro man John, slave for life and now in gaol of Dorchester Cty. John is property of Mary Callaway and she & Samuel have sold Negro boy John as slave for life for $330. Sheriff of Dorchester Cty is directed to deliver boy John to Stewart.

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