Petition #20979122


Maria Boston states that "she is entitled to her freedom being descended from a free yellow woman being one of the Portuguese" but that she is "detained in slavery" by Richard Sprigg. Boston asks that she be discharged from the service of Sprigg.

Result: Granted; appealed; affirmed.

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Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland