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

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Record #48 from Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

County Somerset
Date Feb Term 1812
Text The orphans court appointed Henry James Carroll and Danile Dakes appraisers to report on the real estate of Harietta Adams and Susan Anne Adams orphans in the care of Anne Adams their guardian. 9 Apr 1812 appraisers report there are on the farm, where the late Samuel Adams died, negroes Zimbo, Derham, Sam, Cloe, Grace and her three children, no working beasts, one dwelling house build with brick walls 20 by 45 feet quite new and well finished, one sawed log kitchen, one sawed log meat house 12 feet square covered with cypress shingles, one small log henhouse, one round log corn house and stable cojointly 19 feet square covered with plank; a garden enclosed by 40 pannel of pales one hew log bar 19 feet square underpinned with brick and sheddd all round and the whole covered with oak shingles, apple orchard of 120 trees, 65000 corn hills, 2 clover loots of 2 acres each, 70000 corn hills, valued at L67.10. We further report that a detached farm generally called the lower place has one dwelling house 20 by 16, one old barn underpinned with brick 20 by 16 feet, one old kitchen, one small milk house, 45000 corn hills, 45000 corn hills, 100 old apple trees, 400 young peach trees, no slaves or team to be leased with this farm, valued at L16.17.6.

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