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

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Record #80 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 143
Buyer or Manumitted Person Reuben Tall
Seller or Owner Benjamin B. Harrison
Transaction Type Mortgage Bill of Sale
Date 19 Dec 1848
Transaction Abstract Harrison is indebted to Tall for $162. Negroes Letitia Simms 20 yo & boy Benjamin Simms 2 1/2 yo are mortgaged to Tall and Harrison has to repay the debt by 1 October next.

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