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

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Record #1 from Pardon Records (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

County Worcester
Crime selling a slave entitled to freedom after a term of years, to a certain John Sanders, who was not at that time a bona fide resident of this state, and knowing that the said Sanders was proclaimed engaged and employed to purchase slaves for another person
First Name John Fisher
Surname Purnell
Gender M
Status FREE
Details Date Of Conviction: January Term 1853 Date Of Decision: 18530907 Executive Decision: Nolle Prosequi Source Page: 161

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