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

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Record #19 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 5
Microfilm Frame on Reel 52
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20982607
County Kent
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1826
Abstract of Petition George, David, Jim, Harry, Maria, Beck, and Mary inform the court that they are "entitled to their freedom under the will of James Corse deceased, and being held as slaves by Thomas C Kennard the administrator of the said James Corse deceased." They pray that Kennard "be summonded to appear before this honourable Court to stand to and abide such order and judgment in the premises as your honours shall think right and proper."

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