Petition #20979118


Henny Boston states that she is being held in slavery by John Francis Mercer when in fact "she is entitled to Freedom being descended from a free yellow woman being one of the portuguese." Boston asks that she be discharged from service to Mercer.

Result: Granted; appealed; affirmed.

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Repository: Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland