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

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Record #82 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series C
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 1
Microfilm Frame on Reel 363
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 21679101
County Accomack
State Virginia
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1791
Abstract of Petition With their mother acting as their next friend, three minor heirs of the late Elijah Nock Sr. city "that it would be greatly to their advantage, & as it is conceived, also to the advantage of Peggy their youngest sister, if partition were made of the sd. Slaves agreable to the will of their said deceased father." They noted that under the authority of this worshipful Court" because "all your said Orators, & their said sister Peggy are infants of tender years."

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