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

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Record #74 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 13
Microfilm Frame on Reel 1100
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20383903
County Sussex
State Delaware
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1839
Abstract of Petition Amos Stayton seeks to have slave owner Nathaniel Pointer [Poynter], who turned twenty-one, declared insane and a trustee appointed to manage his estate. From the time of his birth, Stayton explains, Pointer has been deaf and dumb.

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