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

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Record #55 from Somerset County Receipt Books (1808-1842)

Receipt Book JP 10
County Somerset
Receipt Date 14 Oct 1831
Receipt Abstract Anne M. Fontain received $3065 from Samuel Gordon, surviving administrator of John McClester, deceased for legacies bequeathed to her and late husband James R.J. Mc Fontain. Legacies were negroes: William, Albert, George and Levin at $300 each, Jacob, Daniel and James at $275 each, Martin, Betsy, McClester, Charlotte nd Milcah at $200 each, Josiah and Fender at $100 each and one horse at $40. Test: Covington Cordrey, J.P.

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