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

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Record #8 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 2
Microfilm Frame on Reel 687
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20980710
County Somerset
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1807
Abstract of Petition Eli, a slave, states thaty he is "cruelly, maliciously, wickedly and contrary to Law held in Slavery" by William Anderson. He "begs leave to pry your Honors to take his case in consideratin andproceed therein as you Honours see proper according to Law."

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