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

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Record #57 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 12
Microfilm Frame on Reel 932
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20380801
County Sussex
State Delaware
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1808
Abstract of Petition In 1805, Richard Howard's slave Anthony ran away to Philadelphia. He was later captured and returned to Sussex County. upon his return, Howard says, he was "altogether blind" but since then has recovered some of his sight. Howard believes Anthony will runaway again, and seeks permission to sell him out of the state.

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