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

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Record #44 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 11
Microfilm Frame on Reel 898
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20986404
County Talbot
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1864
Abstract of Petition William J Trippe relinquished the trusteeship of his slaveholding brother Nicholas's estate, the subsequent trustee J.C. W. Powell petitioned to settle the estate and be released from his duties, and William Trippe asked to be reinstated as trustee. Here, Orson Gore, who holds a judgment against Nicholas Trippe, says that he has never received the payment due him. He asks the court to audit the estate and distribute the trust fund "to the parties fairly and equitably entitled thereto."

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