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

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Record #67 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 13
Microfilm Frame on Reel 337
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20381906
County Sussex
State Delaware
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1819
Abstract of Petition George Walton seeks permission to export and sell his slave David, who is "habitually guilty of misconduct an violence." His actions, including running away, were "so very outrageious" that Walton put him in the Sussex County jail.

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