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

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Record #13 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 4
Microfilm Frame on Reel 35
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20981814
County Queen Anne's
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1818
Abstract of Petition Alexander Walkup states that "he is descended lineally in the female line from a fre woman and he is unjustly deprived of his freedom" by Edwin Pratt. He asks that process be issued against Pratt and he receive further "redress as to your Honours may seem right."

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