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

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Record #20 from Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

County Somerset
Date 6 Oct 1807
Text Henry Costen and Burton Cannon, justice of the peace, bound out as apprentice Jesse Handy, an illegitimate black child, aged 12 years as near as we have ascertained his age, unto Henry King to learn the art of a sailor, until age 21.

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