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

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Record #1 from Sussex County, DE Apprentice Indentures, 1822-1924

County Sussex
Date of Record 10/28/1829
Apprentice Surname Adams
Apprentice First Name Sandy
Gender M
Race m
Guardian Self
Master Surname Chipman
Master's First Name Joseph
Occupation Waterman or Sailor on board of a vessel
Benefits During Service monthly wages of $7 dollars and 75 cents, said Sandy keeps $2 dollars and 58 cents and the said Joseph Chipman takes the rest
Benefits After Apprenticeship na
Box Number 2
Folder Number 1
Series Number 4555.32

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