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

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Record #81 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 146
Buyer or Manumitted Person Leah Atkinson & Mary Ann, her daughter Mary Ann, Negroes
Seller or Owner Robert Parker, Negro
Transaction Type Deed of ManumissionManumisstion
Date 28 Dec 1848
Transaction Abstract $1 paid to Robert Parker, Negro; he manumits his Negro woman Leah Adkinson 39 yo and Mary Ann, her 1 yo (last September) daughter, Mary Ann will be free when she is 14 yo and Leah is free as of this date 28 Dec 1848.

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