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

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Record #78 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 13
Microfilm Frame on Reel 1170
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20384802
County Sussex
State Delaware
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1848
Abstract of Petition Declared insane in 1839, Nathaniel Pointer [Poynter] asks the court to allow him to manage his own affairs. pointer, who previously owned a term slave, asserts that he is "now of sound mind and understanding."

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