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Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1852-1860
Volume 776, Page 3   View pdf image
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Woman Tilla being of the age of twenty five or six years and able to work
and gain a sufficient livelihood and Maintenance and her the said Negro
Woman named Tilla I declare to be henceforth free, manumitted & discharged
from all manner of service or servitude to me, my Executors or administrators
forever.  In Witness whereof I have hereto set my name and seal affixed
April 17.th 1847.
Witness   W.m W. LeCompte                              William Rea      (Seal)
               Levin Jones

                                     Dorchester County sct.   On the 17.th day of April
Anno Domini 1847 then Came before me a Justice of the Peace in and
for said County William Rea and acknowledged the within and aforegoing
manumission to be his Act and deed according to the purport, true intent
and meaning of the same and the Acts of Assembly in such case made
and provided.   Acknowledged before me           W.m W. LeCompte  J. P.


William M. Robinson      Be it remembered that the following Bill of
       to   from      Ex.d     Sale was recorded on the 11.th day of May 1847.
William Rea                   Know all men by these presents that I William
                                     M. Robinson Adm.r of Samuel Griffin for and in
consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid by William
Rea have granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain & sell
unto the said William Rea Negro Woman named Hannah aged twenty nine
years to be free January the 1.st Eighteen hundred and fifty three sound in
body and mine   To have and to hold the said Negro woman servant for
the term aforesaid according to William M. Robinson's will as above bargained
and sold unto the said William Rea, his heirs, executors, administrators
and assigns against me the said Samuel B. Robinson adm.r aforesaid
my heirs, executors and Administrators and against all and every other person or
persons shall and will warrant and defend.  In testimony whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this tenth day of May 1847.
Test   W.m W. LeCompte                            W.m M. Robinson   (L S)
                                                                      William Rea          (Seal)

State of Maryland Dorchester County, To wit:
on this 10 day of May 1847 before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace
in and for the said County and State personally appeared William M. Robinson
and William Rea and acknowledged the above Bill of sale or instrument of
writing to be their Act and deed according to the true intent and meaning
thereof.   Acknowledged before                          W.m W. LeCompte  J. P.

Deld W.m W LeCompte 9 May 1848


John D. Farquaharson      Be it remembered that the following Bill of
          from         Ex.d      Sale was recorded on the 12.th day of May 1847.
Mary Ann Drain              Know all men by these presents that I
                                       Mary Ann Drain for and in consideration of

to J. D. H.


 
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Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1852-1860
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