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

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Record #17 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 4
Microfilm Frame on Reel 975
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20982513
County Talbot
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1825
Abstract of Petition Moses Mowbray, Jacob Mowbray, and Samuel Mowbray claim they are free persons of color being held by William Kirby and Pattison Moore as slaves. They ask the court to take their case into consideration and "to grant them reliev & to adjudge them to be free."

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