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

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Record #66 from Handsell Plantation Enslaved Peoples Database

Date of Birth
Reference Source of Freedom, 1810-1831, Volume 823, Page 124
Content mulatto man named Dennis aged about forty-three years about five feet ten Inches high light complexion a small mole near the left nostril is the Identical person manumitted by Mary Steele by deed dated the Eleventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eighteen; and that the said man named Dennis was raised in the Eastern Shore of Maryland Issued the 12th day of November 1818
Other Notes Item: 3 Notes: Witnessed by James Hunter and Jno. N. Steele; immediate. Dennis is described as mulatto. Page: 90 Series: C109

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