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

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Record #20 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 5
Microfilm Frame on Reel 86
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20982308
County Somerset
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1826
Abstract of Petition Betsy Anderson, Priscilla Duffy, and Nancy Duffy state that they "are entitled to and have been long in the enjoyment of their freedom," but they were "taken possession of and deprived thereof" by the defendants, Alexander Parsons and Samuel McBryde. The petitioners request their freedom.

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