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

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Record #21 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 6
Microfilm Frame on Reel 376
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20983616
County Kent
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1836
Abstract of Petition William Murrey declares that he is entitled to his freedom and he is "now unlawfully held by and imprisoned in the jail of Kent County by Vincent E. Benton." Murrey requests that Benton answer these charges.

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