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

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Record #77 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 13
Microfilm Frame on Reel 1167
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20384801
County Sussex
State Delaware
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1848
Abstract of Petition In 1834, free black Perry More apprenticed his son, David MOre, to Rhodes Hazzard for thirteen years and three months. Later, Hazzard transferred the apprenticeship to Isac Obier. When David is convicted of theft and sentenced to be publicly whipped and pay restitution, Obier offers to pay the judgment of $24.45, seeking to use the young man during an unexpired term of eight months and twenty-six days. He also asks to extend the term to repay him for his losses.

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