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

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Record #91 from Slave Sales in Somerset and Worcester County land records, 1825-1864

County Somerset
Liber AH
Folio 524
Seller Ellegood, Elijah of Bond Cty Illinois; Pollitt, William of Wo Cty Md
Buyer Toadvine, Purnell
Slave Israel 48 yo, Joseph 38 yo, Sylvey 45 yo Eliza 30 yo - all belonged to Joshua Pollitt late of Wo; girl Ann, boy Elsey, Hetty Jane, Mary Martha, James, 2 infant children of Sylva & Eliza (last 2 named are theirs)
Additional Information (price, other items) $1600 Personal estate that Thomas Pollitt, Polly Ellegood wife of Elijah Ellegood, Samuel Pollitt, Jane Stephens wife of Isaac Stephens & William Pollitt are entitled from estate of said Joshua Pollitt father of these last named that was bequethed to them by Joshua
Year 1843
Date 18 Apr 1843
Sold out of state or to possible slave dealer No

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