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

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Record #47 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 11
Microfilm Frame on Reel 988
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20986506
County Talbot
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1865
Abstract of Petition Daniel Joshua, a free person of color, petitions from jail that he is accused of murdering a "negro Woman called Rose Bennett, Rose Joshua." He claims that he is detained "contrary to law" and asks the court to grant him a writ of habeas corpus so that "he may be discharged or admitted to Bail."

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