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

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Record #95 from Somerset County Bonds, 1827-1850

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Date 6 Oct 1833
Record Name (Somerset County, MD) SO County Bonds (1827-1834)
Citation (Liber:Folio) JP8:270
Name Referenced Major James
Record Type Apprentice
Abstract of Record Major James, orphan, 2 yo on 1 Aug last past, with consent of his mother, Darkey Peterson, a free coloured woman, apprenticed to William Mills, farmer until 21 yo. To be taught art of farming; when free, to receive suit of clothing worth $12 or that sum in current money.

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