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

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Record #42 from Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

County Somerset
Date Feb Term 1811
Text The orphans court appointed Josiah W. Heath and Isaac Harris of Jno appraisers to report on the real estate of Ann M. Costen and George B.R. Costen orphans in the care of Burton Cannon and wife, their guardian. 14 June 1811 appraisers report the annual value of the estate at $126, including negroes Littleton, Ben and Lotty, a sawed log dwelling house 16 by 14 in indifferent order, one other house nearly tumbling down, one good wattle pailed garden 60 by 80 feet, 47 good bearing apple trees, 2 peach trees and one damsel tree, 252 pannels of fence, 6 1/2 acres of arable land, 15 acres of creek swamp with a small string of high land and a privileged of timber in thelands of the heirs of William Cottingham to support the lott next toBurton Cannon's store house, the whole containing 21 1/2 acres in three different lotts. Lot No. 1 2/3 acres whereon stands the house, fruit trees and gardens.

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