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

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Record #14 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 4
Microfilm Frame on Reel 187
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20981905
County Somerset
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1819
Abstract of Petition The slave William states that he is unjustly held in bondage by William Kelly. He requests that he be restored to "the full enjoyment of his freedom & liberty."

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